- servile used 12 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H5656 Used 12 times
SERV'ILE, adjective [Latin servilis, from servio, to serve.]
1. Such as pertains to a servant or slave; slavish; mean; such as proceeds from dependence; as servile fear; servile obedience.
2. Held in subjection; dependent.
Ev'n fortune rules no more a servile land. Pope.
3. Cringing; fawning; meanly submissive; as servile flattery.
She must bend the servile knee. Thomson.
1. Meanly; slavishly; with base submission or obsequiousness.
2.With base deference to another; as, to copy servilely; to adopt opinions servilely.