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English to French
Larousse
1.deserve[dɪ'zɜ:v]verb trans
mériter
the book, though controversial, didn't deserve to be banned : le livre ; bien que controversé ; ne méritait pas d'être interdit,qu'on l'interdise
she deserves wider recognition : elle mérite d'être plus largement reconnue
she's taking a much deserved holiday : elle prend des vacances bien méritées
frankly, they deserve each other : franchement ils se valent l'un l'autre,ils sont dignes l'un de l'autre
2.deserve[dɪ'zɜ:v]verb intrans
mériter
to deserve well of something : bien mériter de qqch
3.deserving[dɪ'zɜ:vɪŋ]adj
[person]méritant
[cause, organization]méritoire
a musician deserving of greater recognition : un musicien qui mérite d'être davantage reconnu du public
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.deserveverb
mériter
être digne de
Other expressions
2.deservingadj
méritant
méritoire
© SYSTRAN, 2010