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the police/ambulance service
You'll be doing me a service by just staying out of my way.
To achieve the best results you need the services of a designer.
Sarah offered her services as a childminder for the day.
a shop with a reputation for excellent customer service
We must raise the quality of service to our customers.
the prison/diplomatic service
Jack had given 25 years of loyal service.
She was praised for her services to the community.
He was finally rewarded for his many years of outstanding voluntary service.
The Hastings service leaves from Platform 4.
I need to take the car in for a service.
Her family had been in service for seven generations.
the service of a summons/writ
My car and driver will be at your service during your stay.
Fees for services rendered by the Union's lawyers amount to £5,000.
This is the British English definition of service. View American English definition of service.