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Servent vs. Servant

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Serventnoun

(Internet) A peer-to-peer network node which has the functionality of both server and client.

Servantnoun

One who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation. As opposed to a slave.

‘There are three servants in the household, the butler and two maids.’;

Servantnoun

One who serves another, providing help in some manner.

‘She is quite the humble servant, the poor in this city owe much to her but she expects nothing.’;

Servantnoun

(religion) A person who dedicates themselves to God.

Servantnoun

(dated) A professed lover.

Servantnoun

A person of low condition or spirit.

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Servantverb

(obsolete) To subject.

Servantnoun

One who serves, or does services, voluntarily or on compulsion; a person who is employed by another for menial offices, or for other labor, and is subject to his command; a person who labors or exerts himself for the benefit of another, his master or employer; a subordinate helper.

‘Men in office have begun to think themselves mere agents and servants of the appointing power, and not agents of the government or the country.’;

Servantnoun

One in a state of subjection or bondage.

‘Thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt.’;

Servantnoun

A professed lover or suitor; a gallant.

‘In my time a servant was I one.’; ‘Our betters tell us they are our humble servants, but understand us to be their slaves.’;

Servantverb

To subject.

Servantnoun

a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

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Servantnoun

in a subordinate position;

‘theology should be the handmaiden of ethics’; ‘the state cannot be a servant of the church’;

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