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Definition of Deserving

Deserving
Deserve De*serve" (d[-e]*z[~e]rv"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deserved; p. pr. & vb. n. Deserving.] [OF. deservir, desservir, to merit, L. deservire to serve zealously, be devoted to; de- + servire to serve. See Serve.] 1. 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. God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth. --Job xi. 6. John Gay deserved to be a favorite. --Thackeray. Encouragement is not held out to things that deserve reprehension. --Burke. 2. To serve; to treat; to benefit. [Obs.] A man that hath So well deserved me. --Massinger.
Deserving
Deserving De*serv"ing, n. Desert; merit. A person of great deservings from the republic. --Swift.
Deserving
Deserving De*serv"ing, a. Meritorious; worthy; as, a deserving person or act. -- De*serv"ing*ly, adv.

Meaning of Deserving from wikipedia

- Desert (/dɪˈzɜːrt/) in philosophy is the condition of being deserving of something, whether good or bad. The word is related to justice, revenge, blame...
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- acknowledging that the Oscars provide an important platform for many deserving filmmakers. He added more to the topic while on Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2015...
- with Brennan feeling Skarsgård's performance was "career defining", and deserving to be considered for awards season. Ben Child of The Guardian described...
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- autobiography, Reischauer specifically re****ed this claim: ... the only person deserving credit for saving Kyoto from destruction is Henry L. Stimson, the Secretary...
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- homogeneous provincial units of the subcontinent which are true nations and deserving of sovereignty; this view has been presented by the Baloch, Sindhi, and...
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