Part of speech: verb

To be entitled to or worthy of, by either merit or demerit.

Part of speech: verb

To be worthy or deserving.

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Usage examples "deserve":

  1. " They deserve something for the trouble they had with the load of hay. - "Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road", Victor Appleton.
  2. But perhaps I deserve it. - "Martin Hewitt, Investigator", Arthur Morrison.
  3. She does not deserve it. - "East Lynne", Mrs. Henry Wood.