1.to do service on board ship, to do rower's service:— hence to be a servant, do service, serve, Soph., Ar.
2.c. dat. to minister to, serve, Lat. inservire, Hdt., attic; ὑπ. τοῖςτρόποιςto comply with, humour his ways, Ar.; ὑπ. τῶιλόγωιto second, support it, Eur.: — ὑπ. τινίτιto help one in a thing, Soph., Ar., etc.
3.absol. to serve, lend aid, Soph.:—Pass. to be done as service, Hdt., Isocr.
Liddell and Scott. An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1889.
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