English noun: serving
|1.||serving (food) an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal|
|Samples||The helpings were all small.|
His portion was larger than hers.
There's enough for two servings each.
|Broader (hypernym)||small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||breast, drink, drumstick, libation, medallion, oyster, parson's nose, piece, pope's nose, round, round of drinks, second joint, slice, thigh, white meat, wing|
|Part holonym||mouthful, taste|
|Part meronym||meal, repast|
|2.||serving (act) the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone|
|Samples||He accepted service of the subpoena.|
|Synonyms||service, service of process|
|Broader (hypernym)||bringing, delivery|