HyperDic: deserve

English > 1 sense of the word deserve:
VERBstativedeserve, meritbe worthy or deserving
deserve > pronunciation
Soundsdihzer'v
Rhymesconserve ... verve: 12 rhymes with erv...
English > deserve: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe worthy or deserving.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"
Synonymmerit
Narrowerhave it comingdeserve (either good or bad)
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishmerecer, meritar
Catalanmerèixer, meritar, ser digne de

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