the action of helping or doing work for someone.
millions are involved in voluntary service
a system supplying a public need such as transport, communications, or utilities such as electricity and water.
a regular bus service
a ceremony of religious worship according to a prescribed form; the prescribed form for such a ceremony.
a funeral service
a set of matching dishes and utensils used for serving a particular meal.
a dinner service
(in tennis and other racket sports) the action or right of serving to begin play.
We are on the balls of our feet, like tennis players awaiting service , anxiously twiddling our sticks.