• Deserving Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Meritorious; worthy; as, a deserving person or act.
- (n.) Desert; merit.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deserve
• Deserve Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To serve; to treat; to benefit.
- (v. i.) To be worthy of recompense; -- usually with ill or with well.
- (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.