deserving definition, deserving meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

deserving

  

      adj  
1    often postpositive and foll by: of   worthy, esp. of praise or reward  
      n  
2    Rare   a merit or demerit; desert  
  deservingly      adv  
  deservingness      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collins

deserving

  
  
commendable, estimable, laudable, meritorious, praiseworthy, righteous, worthy  
  
Antonyms     
   not deserving of, not good enough, not worth, undeserving, unworthy  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

Advertising