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wait upon

wait upon

 
See:
wait
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to attend to the needs of; act as a servant to.
He is tired from waiting upon his grandmother.
synonyms:
serve
similar words:
attend, minister to, steward
definition 2: to satisfy the wants and needs of, esp. a customer in a restaurant.
She waited upon the family seated near the door.
synonyms:
serve
similar words:
accommodate