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Deserve (IPA: /dɪˈzɝv/)

Deserve (v. t.)

To earn by service; to be worthy of (something due, either good or evil); to merit; to be entitled to; as, the laborer deserves his wages; a work of value deserves praise.

Deserve (v. t.)

To serve; to treat; to benefit.

Deserve (v. i.)

To be worthy of recompense; -- usually with ill or with well.

Deserve Synonyms


Deserve Rhymes

Curve, D'oeuvre, Herve, Irv, Irve, Merv, Mirv, Nerve, Oeuvre, Serv, Serve, Swerve, Verve

Conserve, Deserve, Hors-d-oeuvre, Observe, Preserve, Reserve, Unnerve


Spanish Translation

Deserve in Spanish is Merecer

Tagalog Translation

Deserve in Tagalog is Magindapat

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to Skystar) This is why we don't bring strangers into our home! (to Twilight, ominously) You don't deserve to be one of us." - My Little Pony: The Movie (2017 film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [T]hey who do not love [life] do not deserve it." - Giacomo Casanova

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [To Banner] As maybe the world's leading authority on waiting too long, don't. You both deserve a win." - Avengers: Age of Ultron

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human." - Artificial intelligence

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A reproach can only hurt if it hits the mark. Whoever knows that he does not deserve a reproach can treat it with contempt." - Arthur Schopenhauer

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