Surely, my own home state of New York would be well-served by the creation of such a group.
Hagel and Obama would both be well-served to bear in mind that this isn't how democracies are supposed to operate.
If we just focused on academic aptitude, he suggests, the professors would be well-served.
This promptness and certainty in rebuke, when rebuke was necessary, made him a well-served man, both indoors and out.
Instead of well-served meals, a cup of milk set here or there!
He was not fluttered when he sat at her well-served table, and trod her muffled floors.
We often sleep in the open air, and we have not a well-served table every day.
Good food and well-served American tables are plentiful enough in Manila to-day.
The table is simple and homelike, but abundant, well-served and satisfactory.
Turenne, it is true, was very inferior in cavalry to Condé, but he had a powerful and well-served artillery.
late 12c., "to render habitual obedience to," also "minister, give aid, give help," from Old French servir "to do duty toward, show devotion to; set table, serve at table; offer, provide with," from Latin servire "be a servant, be in service, be enslaved;" figuratively "be devoted; be governed by; comply with; conform; flatter," originally "be a slave," related to servus "slave," perhaps from Etruscan (cf. Etruscan proper names Servi, Serve, Latinized as Servius).
By c.1200 also as "to be in the service of, perform a service for; attend upon, be personal servant to; be a slave; owe allegiance to; officiate at Mass or other religious rites;" from early 13c. as "set food at table;" mid-14c. as "to wait on (customers)." From late 14c. as "treat (someone or something) in some fashion." To serve (someone) right "to treat as he deserves" is recorded from 1580s.
He no schuld neuer wondSense of "be useful, be beneficial, be suitable for a purpose or function" is from early 14c.; that of "take the place or meet the needs of, be equal to the task" is from late 14c.; that of "suffice" is from mid-15c. Meaning "render active military service" is from 1510s. Sporting sense, in tennis, badminton, etc., first recorded 1580s. Legal sense "present" (a writ, warrant,etc.), "give legal notice of" is from early 15c.
To seruen him fro fot to hond
["Amis and Amiloun," c.1330]
1680s, in sports (tennis, etc.), from serve (v.).