See also: serviré

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin servīre.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /serˈ
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: ser‧vì‧re

Verb edit

servìre (first-person singular present sèrvo, first-person singular past historic servìi, past participle servìto, auxiliary (transitive or intransitive, in the meaning "to serve") avére or (in the intransitive meanings "to be useful/necessary") èssere)

  1. (transitive, also sports) to serve (in all senses)
  2. (intransitive) to serve [+ a (someone)] [auxiliary avere]
    servire a due padronito serve two masters
    servire a tavolato serve food (literally, “to serve at table”)
  3. to be useful [auxiliary essere]
  4. to be necessary [+ a (someone) = to] [auxiliary essere]
    mi servono cinque pizzeI need five pizzas

Conjugation edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

  • servire in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams edit

Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit


  1. present active infinitive of serviō

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

From servi +‎ -re.

Noun edit

servire f (uncountable)

  1. service

Declension edit