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Synonyms for deserved

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. merited, deserved(adj)

    properly deserved

    "a merited success"


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deserved(a)

    merited, condign

    undeserved, unmerited

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    merited, well-deserved, merit, earned, deserves, well-earned, warranted, merits

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  1. Rick Kriseman:

    That's obviously not something I would try to do, but his statement was kind of ridiculous, so I thought that it deserved an equal response.

  2. Cheyenne Amber West:

    I am just trying to get gifts for my son that I cannot afford, the computer is for my husband. Since he just got me a Coach purse, I figured he deserved something nice, as well.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It has been a weird or wicked practice in almost all private organizations to not give even X remuneration richly deserved by a talented person until he quits the job and then the company even gets prepared to offer 2X salary or more to retain him until some alternate guy is recruited for that position.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    The president decided the public deserved to see the Nunes memo before he ’d even read it, so he ought to be similarly eager for the American people to see this memo. Given the Adam Schiff memo is based on the same underlying documents as the Republican’s partisan memo, there should be no question as to whether or not the president will approve the new memo’s release. If Adam Schiff refuses, the American people will be forced to wonder : what is the president trying to hide ?

  5. Igor Sechin:

    I did not feel any great joy about this. I thought, and I think, that Mechel deserved support, which was given in the end.

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  • ಅರ್ಹರುKannada
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