Antonyms of noun service

1 of 15 senses of service

Sense 2
service -- (an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service")
       Antonym of disservice (Sense 1)
      => disservice, ill service, ill turn -- (an act intended to help that turns out badly; "he did them a disservice")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun service

15 senses of service

Sense 1
service -- (work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services")
       => work -- (activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work")

Sense 2
service -- (an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service")
       => aid, assist, assistance, help -- (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading")

Sense 3
service, religious service, divine service -- (the act of public worship following prescribed rules; "the Sunday service")
       => religious ceremony, religious ritual -- (a ceremony having religious meaning)

Sense 4
service -- (a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation)
       => company -- (an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage")

Sense 5
service -- (employment in or work for another; "he retired after 30 years of service")
       => employment, work -- (the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work")

Sense 6
military service, armed service, service -- (a force that is a branch of the armed forces)
       => force, personnel -- (group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens")

Sense 7
Service, Robert William Service -- (Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Sense 8
avail, help, service -- (a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it")
       => helpfulness -- (the property of providing useful assistance)

Sense 9
service, table service -- (tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table)
       => tableware -- (articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware))

Sense 10
servicing, service -- (the act of mating by male animals; "the bull was worth good money in servicing fees")
       => coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union -- (the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring")

Sense 11
service -- ((law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 12
serve, service -- ((sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game")
       => tennis stroke, tennis shot -- (the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket)

Sense 13
service, serving, service of process -- (the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena")
       => delivery, bringing -- (the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news")

Sense 14
overhaul, inspection and repair, service -- (periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor")
       => care, maintenance, upkeep -- (activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care")

Sense 15
service -- (the performance of duties by a waiter or servant; "that restaurant has excellent service")
       => accommodation -- (the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb service

3 senses of service

Sense 1
service, serve -- (be used by; as of a utility; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses")
       => function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore")

Sense 2
service -- (make fit for use; "service my truck"; "the washing machine needs to be serviced")
       => tune, tune up -- (adjust for (better) functioning; "tune the engine")

Sense 3
serve, service -- (mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes")
       => copulate, mate, pair, couple -- (engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring")

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