To quality; be worthy of; incur, as some thing either desirable or unwelcome, because of good or bad qualities or activities; much more specially, having a just claim or directly to, in substitution for services or meritorious activities; be justly eligible to, as wages or a prize.
To provide or treat well; benefit.
To repay by solution; return an equivalent for (solution rendered).
To require; demand the eye of.
To merit; be worthy or deserving: as, he deserves really of their nation.