Serving vs Leaving - What's the difference?

serving | leaving |

As verbs the difference between serving and leaving

is that serving is while leaving is .

As an adjective serving

is that or who serves or serve.

As a noun serving

is (uncountable) the action of the verb to serve .




  • That or who serves or serve.
  • serving marines
    serving girl


  • (uncountable) The action of the verb to serve .
  • The tennis match began with her serving .
  • (countable) A portion (especially, of a meal) served to someone.
  • (countable) A layer added to the outside of an electrical cable to protect it
  • Verb

  • leaving


  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo‚Äôs port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.}}


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