disserved

v. serve harmfully

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Di — Disserve Dis*serve , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Di?????}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disserving}.] [Pref. dis + serve: cf. F. desservir.] To fail to serve; to do injury or mischief to; to damage; to hurt; to harm. [1913 Webster] Have neither served nor disserved …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disserve — Dis*serve , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Di?????}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disserving}.] [Pref. dis + serve: cf. F. desservir.] To fail to serve; to do injury or mischief to; to damage; to hurt; to harm. [1913 Webster] Have neither served nor disserved the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disserving — Disserve Dis*serve , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Di?????}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disserving}.] [Pref. dis + serve: cf. F. desservir.] To fail to serve; to do injury or mischief to; to damage; to hurt; to harm. [1913 Webster] Have neither served nor disserved …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissever — Dis*sev er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissevered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissevering}.] [OE. dessevrer; pref. des (L. dis ) + sevrer to sever, F. sevrer to wean, L. separate to separate. In this word the prefix is intensive. See {Dis }, and {Sever}.] To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissevered — Dissever Dis*sev er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissevered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissevering}.] [OE. dessevrer; pref. des (L. dis ) + sevrer to sever, F. sevrer to wean, L. separate to separate. In this word the prefix is intensive. See {Dis }, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissevering — Dissever Dis*sev er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissevered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissevering}.] [OE. dessevrer; pref. des (L. dis ) + sevrer to sever, F. sevrer to wean, L. separate to separate. In this word the prefix is intensive. See {Dis }, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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