Serving vs Working - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between serving and working

is that serving is that or who serves or serve while working is that is or are functioning.

As nouns the difference between serving and working

is that serving is (uncountable) the action of the verb to serve while working is (usually plural) operation; action.

As verbs the difference between serving and working

is that serving is while working is .

serving

English

Adjective

(-)
  • That or who serves or serve.
  • serving marines
    serving girl

    Noun

  • (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

    (head)
  • working

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) werking, werkynge, warkynge, worchinge, from (etyl) . Cognate with (etyl) wirking, warking, (etyl) werking, (etyl) Wirkung.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (usually plural) Operation; action.
  • Method of operation.
  • Fermentation.
  • (of bodies of water) Becoming full of a vegetable substance.
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

    (head)
  • Leave him alone; he's working .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • That is or are functioning.
  • a working ventilator
  • That suffices but requires additional work.
  • a working copy of the script
  • In paid employment.
  • working mothers
  • Of or relating to employment.
  • the working week
  • Enough to allow one to use something.
  • a working knowledge of computers
    Synonyms
    * (functioning''): functioning; up (''mainly used of computers ) * (that suffices but requires further work ): draft, provisional, temporary * (in paid employment ): employed, in employment * (of or relating to employment ): work * (enough to allow one to use something ): basic
    Antonyms
    * (functioning''): broken, broken-down, down (''mainly used of computers )

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