Dose vs Serving - What's the difference?

dose | serving |

As nouns the difference between dose and serving

is that dose is sow (female pig) while serving is (uncountable) the action of the verb to serve .

As an adjective serving is

that or who serves or serve.

As a verb serving is





(en noun)
  • A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  • The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.
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  • A venereal infection.
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  • It would be very expensive to cure a dose here, as well as unbelievably painful.


  • to administer a dose
  • to prescribe a dose
  • Anagrams

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  • 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