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dis·serve

 (dĭs-sûrv′)
tr.v. dis·served, dis·serv·ing, dis·serves
To treat badly; harm.

disserve

(dɪsˈsɜːv)
vb
(tr) archaic to do a disservice to

dis•serve

(dɪsˈsɜrv)

v.t. -served, -serv•ing.
to be a disservice to; serve harmfully or injuriously.
[1610–20]

disserve


Past participle: disserved
Gerund: disserving

Imperative
disserve
disserve
Present
I disserve
you disserve
he/she/it disserves
we disserve
you disserve
they disserve
Preterite
I disserved
you disserved
he/she/it disserved
we disserved
you disserved
they disserved
Present Continuous
I am disserving
you are disserving
he/she/it is disserving
we are disserving
you are disserving
they are disserving
Present Perfect
I have disserved
you have disserved
he/she/it has disserved
we have disserved
you have disserved
they have disserved
Past Continuous
I was disserving
you were disserving
he/she/it was disserving
we were disserving
you were disserving
they were disserving
Past Perfect
I had disserved
you had disserved
he/she/it had disserved
we had disserved
you had disserved
they had disserved
Future
I will disserve
you will disserve
he/she/it will disserve
we will disserve
you will disserve
they will disserve
Future Perfect
I will have disserved
you will have disserved
he/she/it will have disserved
we will have disserved
you will have disserved
they will have disserved
Future Continuous
I will be disserving
you will be disserving
he/she/it will be disserving
we will be disserving
you will be disserving
they will be disserving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disserving
you have been disserving
he/she/it has been disserving
we have been disserving
you have been disserving
they have been disserving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disserving
you will have been disserving
he/she/it will have been disserving
we will have been disserving
you will have been disserving
they will have been disserving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disserving
you had been disserving
he/she/it had been disserving
we had been disserving
you had been disserving
they had been disserving
Conditional
I would disserve
you would disserve
he/she/it would disserve
we would disserve
you would disserve
they would disserve
Past Conditional
I would have disserved
you would have disserved
he/she/it would have disserved
we would have disserved
you would have disserved
they would have disserved
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disserve

verb
To spoil the soundness or perfection of:
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