Use this domain for words related to deserving something--if you do something, either good or bad, something can happen to you as a result of what you did. For instance you can receive a reward for doing good, or a punishment for doing wrong. If what happened to you is like what you did, people can think it is right that this thing happened to you.

  • What words refer to deserving what you receive?
    deserve, merit, be owed, be yours by right, have earned,
  • What words indicate that someone deserves the problems they are having?
    deserve, had it coming, get what you deserve, serve someone right, get your just deserts, get what was coming to you, your punishment fits the crime,
  • What words describe something that someone deserves?
    well-deserved, well-earned, fitting, appropriate,