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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
appropriate, balanced, condign, defensible, due, earned, entitled, equitable, even, evenhanded, fair, fair and square, fit, fitting, good, just, justifiable, justified, lawful, legal, level, meet, meet and right, merited, proper, qualified, requisite, right, right and proper, rightful, square, suitable, warrantable, warranted, well-earned, worthy
Dictionary Results for deserved:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: properly deserved; "a merited success" [syn: merited,
           deserved] [ant: unmerited]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
deserved \deserved\ adj.
   properly earned; warranted; merited. Opposite of

   Syn: due. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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
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            God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity
            deserveth.                            --Job xi. 6.
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            John Gay deserved to be a favorite.   --Thackeray.
      [1913 Webster]

            Encouragement is not held out to things that deserve
            reprehension.                         --Burke.
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   2. To serve; to treat; to benefit. [Obs.]
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            A man that hath
            So well deserved me.                  --Massinger.
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