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Synonyms for deserve
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  1. deserveverb

    Synonyms:
    merit

  2. deserveverb

    To be entitled to, as a result of past actions; to be worthy to have.

    Synonyms:
    merit

  3. deserveverb

    To earn, win.

    Synonyms:
    merit

  4. deserveverb

    To reward, to give in return for service.

    Synonyms:
    merit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deserve

    Synonyms:
    merit, earn, justify, win

    Antonyms:
    forfeit, misdeserve, lose

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deserve, meritverb

    be worthy or deserving

    "You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"

    Synonyms:
    merit

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deserveverb

    Synonyms:
    merit, be worthy of, be entitled to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deserveverb

    Synonyms:
    merit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deserve":

    merit, earn, warrant, merits

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How to use deserve in a sentence?

  1. Republicans United:

    We do not condone the death of these individuals but take note that these are not model citizens. Kyle Rittenhouse does not deserve to have Kyle Rittenhouse entire life destroyed because of the actions of violent anarchists during a lawless riot.

  2. Chuck Grassley:

    Farmers in particular have been hard hit by the trade war and deserve recognition for their sacrifice.

  3. Efraim Zuroff:

    If you heard the reactions of the survivors in the Groening case, and their sense of relief and joy in a certain sense that he was convicted, that is a very good reason why the victims of Mr. X certainly deserve the same satisfaction and apology.

  4. Republican Senator Mike Lee:

    The American people deserve more, they deserve better, and we must provide it.

  5. Matt Bellina:

    This thing doesn’t just take away muscles— it beats us up, kills us, and literally tears families apart, it exhausts everybody around you. I think those people deserve a lot of recognition.

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