What is another word for deserving?

Synonyms for deserving
dɪˈzɜr vɪŋde·serv·ing

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term deserving.

Wiktionary

  1. deservingnoun

    Antonyms:
    undeserving

  2. deservingadjective

    worthy of reward or praise; meritorious

    the deserving poor

    Antonyms:
    undeserving

  3. deservingadjective

    Antonyms:
    undeserving

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deserving, worth(p)adjective

    worthy of being treated in a particular way

    "an idea worth considering"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically)

    Antonyms:
    unworthy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deservingadjective

    Synonyms:
    meritprious, worthy, meedful

    Antonyms:
    undeserving, unworthy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deserving":

    worthy, meritorious, meriting, merit

How to pronounce deserving?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say deserving in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#8085worthy
#8500merit
#23861deserving
#41126meritorious
#179357meriting

How to use deserving in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The pleasure of receiving the rank and rise to a deserving person is in bagging it without asking and not getting it by begging.

  2. John Maher:

    Of all the requests before you, this case stands out because the evidence shows that Clint is not guilty – he is innocent. clint’s case is deserving of Presidential attention, especially because, with respect Sir, you ran on a platform of reversing the policies of the previous Administration, his letter said. Here, in short order, you can right a significant wrong… and simultaneously send a message to all of our military and law enforcement personnel that you and your Administration have our backs.

  3. R Chamberlain:

    It is better to be well deserving without praise than to live by the air of undeserved commendation.

  4. Simone Biles:

    I feel like I get to share in it, even though I’m not deserving enough to be the flag bearer.

  5. Liz Pearson:

    He was deserving of a veterans memorial and I dont want to discount that. But this was also an individual, who, for whatever reason, convinced people he had no one.

Images & Illustrations of deserving

  1. deserving
    deserving
    deserving
    deserving
    deserving

Translations for deserving

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for deserving »

Translation

Find a translation for the deserving synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"deserving." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 5 Aug. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/deserving>.

Discuss these deserving synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for deserving?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. harmfully
    • B. noxiously
    • C. harmlessly
    • D. detrimentally

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for deserving: