Apte

sēvanam [sēvanam], [siv-sēv-lyuṭ]

The act of serving, service, attendance upon, worship; pātrīkr̥tātmā gurusēvanēna R.18.3; Pt.1.11.

Following, practising, employing; indriyāṇāṁ prasaṅgēna dharmasyāsēvanēna ca | pāpān saṁyānti saṁsārānavadvāṁsō narādhamāḥ || Ms.12.52.

Using, enjoying.

Enjoying carnally; yat karōtyēkaṁrātrēṇa vr̥ṣalīsēvanād dvijaḥ Ms.11.178.

Devotion to, fondness for.

Frequenting, dwelling in.

Binding, fastening.

Sewing, stitching.

A sack.