What is another word for deserves?

Pronunciation: [dɪzˈɜːvz] (IPA)

Deserves is a word that expresses the idea of being entitled to something due to one's actions or circumstances. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe this concept. One such word is "earned," which implies that the individual has put in the necessary work or effort to deserve something. Another synonym is "merits," which suggests that the person has qualities or characteristics that make them deserving. "Warrants" is another alternative, which indicates that the individual has a valid reason or justification for deserving something. "Entitled" is a synonym that can also be used to convey the idea of deserving something, particularly when it comes to rights or privileges.

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Usage examples for Deserves

And yet it deserves a closer examination.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
But that their conscience should have produced such a result deserves our attention.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Captain Storms deserves the greater part of it, however.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh

Famous quotes with Deserves

  • Buddy Guy finally got a break and made it. And Buddy Guy deserves it.
    Luther Allison
  • The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
    Maya Angelou
  • By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
    Fredrik Bajer
  • In a sense, a hit belongs to the person who made it popular, but if a tune is good enough to attain tremendous success, then it certainly deserves more than one version, one treatment, one approach.
    Les Baxter
  • Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
    Glenn Beck

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