/ (ˈsɜːvɪsɪz) /
work performed for remuneration
the services the armed forces
(sometimes singular) economics commodities, such as banking, that are mainly intangible and usually consumed concurrently with their productionCompare goods (def. 2)
a system of providing the public with gas, water, etc
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Example sentences from the Web for services
“We met the smuggler in the train station; he came to speak with us about the services he provided,” Yazbek says.
Users “should be allowed to use these devices and services the way they were intended,” Brookman says.
How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Services like Airbnb, Yelp, and yes, Uber are disrupting long-established industries, from taxis to hotels.
Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her services include a makeup session for a night out for $50.
After signing on to the film, Moore enlisted the services of her 30 Rock costar Alec Baldwin to play her caring husband.
His work at Cambridge so offended the students that they at one time broke up the services.
A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
So he convoyed them safely into port and would not take even the smallest present, in recompense for his services.
Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea|Charles H. L. Johnston
These also were services found surviving, in fact and in name, amongst the later manorial services.
The English Village Community|Frederic Seebohm
These same preachers shall minister the sacraments and order their services and ceremonies as they please.
Freaks of Fanaticism|Sabine Baring-Gould
For his services there, and at the subsequent arbitration in Paris, he was made a C.M.G.
Cultural definitions for services
Work done for others as an occupation or business. (Compare goods.)
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