Servant vs Slaves - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between servant and slaves

is that servant is one who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation as opposed to a slave while slaves is .

As verbs the difference between servant and slaves

is that servant is (obsolete) to subject while slaves is (slave).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

servant

English

Alternative forms

* servaunt (obsolete) * (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation. As opposed to a slave.
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  • *:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish, but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
  • One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
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  • Derived terms

    * assigned servant * civil servant * manservant * maidservant * public servant * servantly

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To subject.
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    slaves

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (slave)
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