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Maintenance vs. Servicing

Maintenance and Servicing Definitions

Maintenance

The act of maintaining or the state of being maintained
Nutrients essential to the maintenance of good health.

Servicing

Work that is done for others as an occupation or business
Has done service for us as a consultant.

Maintenance

The work of keeping something in proper condition; upkeep
Car maintenance.

Servicing

The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant
Found the butler's service to be excellent.

Maintenance

Provision of support or livelihood
Took over the maintenance of her family.

Servicing

An act or a variety of work done for others, especially for pay
Offers a superior service to that of his competitors.
Provides full catering services.
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Maintenance

Means of support or livelihood
Was ordered to pay maintenance for both children.

Servicing

Assistance; help
Was of great service to him during his illness.

Maintenance

(Law) The wrongful aiding of another in the pursuit or defense of a lawsuit, especially in jurisdictions where nonparties are legally prohibited to provide financial assistance.

Servicing

An act of assistance or benefit; a favor
My friend did me a service in fixing the door.

Maintenance

Actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service.

Servicing

The serving of food or the manner in which it is served
The service was good, but the food was lousy.
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Maintenance

(legal) A tort and (in some jurisdictions) an offence committed when a third party who does not have a bona fide interest in a lawsuit provides help or acquires an interest to a litigant's lawsuit.

Servicing

A set of dishes or utensils
A silver tea service.

Maintenance

Alimony, a periodical payment or a lump sum made or ordered to be made to a spouse after a divorce.

Servicing

Employment in duties or work for another, as for a government
Has been in the company's service for 15 years.

Maintenance

(legal) Child support.

Servicing

A government branch or department and its employees
The diplomatic service.
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Maintenance

Money required or spent to provide for the needs of a person or a family.

Servicing

A department or branch of a hospital staff that provides specified patient care
The anesthesiology service.

Maintenance

(biology) The natural process which keeps an organism alive.

Servicing

The armed forces of a nation
Joined the service right after college.

Maintenance

The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.
Whatsoever is granted to the church for God's honor and the maintenance of his service, is granted to God.

Servicing

A branch of the armed forces of a nation.

Maintenance

That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.
Those of better fortune not making learning their maintenance.

Servicing

The installation, maintenance, or repairs provided or guaranteed by a dealer or manufacturer
A dealer with full parts and service.

Maintenance

An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.

Servicing

The provision to the public of something, especially a utility
A town without sewer service.

Maintenance

Those actions required for the care of machinery, a building, etc., to keep it clean and in proper functioning condition, and to prevent or forestall damage due to normal use.

Servicing

The system or equipment used to provide something to the public
The electrical service was damaged in the storm.

Maintenance

Payments, such as child support or alimony, to a dependent child not living with one or to a divorced wife.

Servicing

The right of serving in many court games.

Maintenance

Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order;
He wrote the manual on car care

Servicing

A serve
Her first service hit the net.

Maintenance

Means of maintenance of a family or group

Servicing

A religious rite or formal ceremony
Held services in the evening.
A memorial service.

Maintenance

Court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

Servicing

Copulation with a female animal. Used of male animals, especially studs.

Maintenance

The act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence;
They were in want of sustenance
Fishing was their main sustainment

Servicing

(Law) The serving of a legal process, such as a summons or court order.

Servicing

The material, such as cord, used in binding or wrapping rope.

Servicing

An answering service.

Servicing

To make fit for use; adjust, repair, or maintain
Service a car.

Servicing

To provide services to
That cable company services most households in the area.

Servicing

To make interest payments on (a debt).

Servicing

To copulate with (a female animal). Used of a male animal, especially studs.

Servicing

(Slang) To have sex with.

Servicing

Of or relating to the armed forces of a country.

Servicing

Intended for use in supplying or serving
A service elevator.
The service entrance.

Servicing

Offering repairs or maintenance
A service guarantee.
A road service area.

Servicing

Offering services to the public in response to need or demand
A service industry.

Servicing

Present participle of service

Servicing

The act of performing maintenance on something.
How many servicings has your car had this year?

Servicing

The act of mating by male animals;
The bull was worth good money in servicing fees

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