• (verb): Be worthy or deserving.
    Example: "You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"
    Synonyms: merit

Some articles on deserve:

Feminists For Life - "Women Deserve Better" Campaign
... Feminists for Life's "Women Deserve Better" campaign was launched in 2003 on the 30th anniversary of the U.S ... Women deserve better than abortion." "Abortion is not a measure of society's success in meeting the needs of women," explained Foster, "it's a measure of its failure ... women have had to settle for far less than they need and deserve." The "Women Deserve Better" and the "Refuse to Choose" slogans reflected what FFL ...
Pedro Almodóvar - Film Career - ¿Qué He Hecho Yo Para Merecer Esto? (1984)
... Almodóvar's next film, What Have I Done to Deserve This? (¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto?) was inspired by the Spanish black comedies of the late 50s and early 60s ... What Have I Done to Deserve This? is also a critique on consumerism and patriarchal culture ... witness of a crime is a lizard, aptly named “Money.” What Have I Done to Deserve This? was more successful than Almodóvar’s previous films and became his first with international ...
Desert (philosophy) - Nomenclature
... In ordinary usage, to deserve is to earn or merit a reward in philosophy, the distinction is drawn in the term desert to include the case that that which one receives as one's just deserts may well be unwelcome, or ... the money, but one does not necessarily deserve it in the same way one would deserve $5 for mowing a lawn, or a round of applause for performing a solo ...
R. A. Wilson - Death
... To steal from Jack Benny, "I do not deserve this, but I also have severe leg problems and I don't deserve them either." Because he was a kind man as well as a funny one, Benny was beloved ... am equally beloved and especially that I deserve such love ...

Famous quotes containing the word deserve:

    You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He is more particular.... The father is always a Republican towards his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Little Bill Daggett: I don’t deserve this. To die like this. I was building a house.
    Will Munny: Deserve’s got nothing to do with it.
    David Webb Peoples, screenwriter. Little Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman)

    We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilisation.
    Anthony Burgess (b. 1917)