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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /-ˈzɝːts/
    • /dɪˈzɜːts/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /-ˈzɝːts/

Definitions of deserts word

  • noun plural deserts something that is deserved or merited; just reward or punishment 3
  • noun deserts Plural form of desert. 1
  • noun deserts plural of desert. 0

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Parts of speech for Deserts


deserts popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for deserts

noun deserts

  • chastening — A chastening experience makes you regret that you have behaved badly or stupidly.
  • chastisement — Chastisement is the same as punishment.
  • comeuppance — If you say that someone has got their comeuppance, you approve of the fact that they have been punished or have suffered for something wrong that they have done.
  • compensation — Compensation is money that someone who has experienced loss or suffering claims from the person or organization responsible, or from the state.
  • deserving — If you describe a person, organization, or cause as deserving, you mean that you think they should be helped.

Antonyms for deserts

noun deserts

  • award — An award is a prize or certificate that a person is given for doing something well.
  • forgiveness — act of forgiving; state of being forgiven.
  • pardon — kind indulgence, as in forgiveness of an offense or discourtesy or in tolerance of a distraction or inconvenience: I beg your pardon, but which way is Spruce Street?
  • penalty — a punishment imposed or incurred for a violation of law or rule.
  • reward — a sum of money offered for the detection or capture of a criminal, the recovery of lost or stolen property, etc.

Top questions with deserts

  • where are deserts located?

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