Usage examples for serves

  1. The door, which serves to empty the kiln, is a plate of cast iron, the sides of its frame are wider than the thickness of the wall, and by means of a board e, a box m can be made in front of the door, which is filled with sand to prevent access of air. – Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel by Samuel William Johnson
  2. " My memory serves me perfectly," he answers coolly; " it was to have been our wedding- day." – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  3. Meantime, this situation serves to increase our interest in the relation that has existed between Italy and the Jews- a question which our association with her in the present world- struggle has brought to the fore. – The Allied Countries and the Jews by Hyman Gerson Enelow