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serve

(networking)
To be a server, to provide a service.

E.g., "The shttpd serves requested documents to clients over a secure link."
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In any profession, one must serve an apprenticeship, but I know of no other profession where the rewards are so liberal while learning.
Of course the trouble with too many politicians is they no longer serve an apprenticeship out in the real world before they trot off to Parliament.
An imposing six-footer, Andrews has been on a slow burner to stardom since arriving at Molineux in 1996 to serve an apprenticeship which included caps for the Republic of Ireland Under-18 team.