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Synonyms for deserve
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deserve, merit(verb)

    be worthy or deserving

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

    Synonyms:
    merit

Wiktionary

  1. deserve(verb)

    Synonyms:
    merit

  2. deserve(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    merit

  3. deserve(verb)

    To earn, win.

    Synonyms:
    merit

  4. deserve(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deserve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    merit, be worthy of, be entitled to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deserve(v)

    Synonyms:
    merit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    merit, earn, warrant, merits

How to pronounce deserve?

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How to use deserve in a sentence?

  1. Irwin Horwitz:

    I had a large majority of people taking the capstone course who could not do a break-even analysis, if you cannot do a break-even analysis, then you don't deserve a bachelor's degree in business.

  2. New York:

    The people of this country deserve a president worthy of your bravery, a president who not only sets an example, but follows yours. Your bravery inspires me every day, and that is why I'm running for president of the United States.

  3. Arianna Huffington:

    Given Thrive's growth, it has become clear to me that I will no longer be able to give my Uber board duties the attention they deserve, so I will be stepping down, it has been an unforgettable three-year ride, and I'm grateful to have been able to work alongside my fellow board members and witness the incredible work of thousands of Uber employees around the world.

  4. Renae A. Sauter:

    It’s so free to know that I do not have to compensate or make excuses for being treated poorly in relationships. I can simply move forward knowing I deserve better.

  5. Farhan Syed:

    It's like that Ben Franklin quote, those who sacrifice freedom for security deserve neither.


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