Definition of serving in English:

serving

noun

  • A quantity of food suitable for or served to one person.

    ‘a large serving of spaghetti’
    • ‘Guests serve themselves, and replenish their servings with their own chopsticks.’
    • ‘Divide the kidneys into four servings and cut the butter into thin slices.’
    • ‘Laura began to cook more and often adjusted recipes to prepare one or two servings, instead of four or more.’
    • ‘The simplest advice is to eat at least two servings of seafood a week to lower your risk of sudden cardiac death.’
    • ‘After she placed ample servings on each plate, the three settled down to eat.’
    • ‘Try to eat at least the number of servings per day listed for each food group.’
    • ‘Andrew took two plates out of the cupboard and dished out servings for both of them.’
    • ‘Both items were served on hot plates, were large servings and were very good.’
    • ‘I was able to eat two servings of bacon and eggs with French toast and to top it off, I drank three cups of coffee.’
    • ‘Bodybuilders should consume at least eight servings of fruit and vegetables a day.’
    • ‘Have at least five servings of fruits or vegetables a day.’
    • ‘You may want to prepare several servings ahead of time and reheat them in the morning.’
    • ‘Also include one or two servings of whole grains such as brown rice once or twice a day.’
    • ‘One focus group of women wanted a smaller wedge for estimating pie or cake servings.’
    • ‘Small servings of fast food and beverages are eliminated in order to charge and waste more.’
    • ‘Mix it all together, and dole out servings on plates or, if you have them, in pasta bowls.’
    • ‘Around four servings of milk, fortified orange juice, or yoghurt are required for the full effect.’
    • ‘The average Chinese diet features hearty servings of all of these vegetables.’
    • ‘Chips and ice cream will be rationed to one or two servings a week.’
    • ‘Nor does it mean that one serving of spinach is worth ten servings of peas.’
    portion, helping, plateful, platter, plate, bowlful
    amount, quantity, ration
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Pronunciation:

serving

/ˈsərviNG/