Definition of Subserving
1. Verb. (present participle of subserve) ¹
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Definition of Subserving
1. subserve [v] - See also: subserve
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Literary usage of Subserving
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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"... legislation with respect to the performance of their duty as such, thereby subserving an important public purpose within the police power of the state. ..."
2. Resources of the Pacific Slope: A Statistical and Descriptive Summary of the by John Ross Browne (1869)
"... has been built, either for subserving local necessities and wholly within the State, or for the purpose of improving thoroughfares over the Sierra, ..."
3. The Sunday at Home by Religious Tract Society, Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"He is profoundly persuaded of the value of the Parochial System and of an Established Church, as subserving the interests of religion in the land, ..."
4. Observations Upon the Peloponnesus and Greek Islands, Made in 1829 by Rufus Anderson (1830)
"... the country—Route pursued—Plan of this work— Agency of Mr. Smith in it—Geographical nomenclature—The author desirous of subserving the interests of the ..."
5. Draft Outlines of an International Code by David Dudley Field (1876)
"Intercourse subserving Hie purpose of the war. 925. Enemies, whether active or passive, can not make contracts or engage in commerce or traffic with each ..."
6. Draft Outlines of an International Code by David Dudley Field (1872)
"Intercourse subserving the purpose of the wa 925. Enemies, whether active or passive, cannot make contracts or engage in commerce or traffic with each other ..."
7. An Introduction to the Study of the Diseases of the Nervous System by Thomas Grainger Stewart (1884)
"Con- fracture. — Co-ordination. — Definition. — Inborn. — Acquired. — Mechanism subserving it. — Failure from Sensory, Central, and Efferent Disease. ..."
8. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review (1857)
"The whole subject of an international coinage in facilitating exchanges, and subserving the interests of commerce, is well worthy of the American Congress. ..."