(Latin: servare, to watch, to keep safe, to protect, to maintain; to preserve)
Don't confuse this serv-, -serve with another Latin serv- which means "servant" or "slave".
"Jim won first prize, and deservedly so."2. In a way which is justly and fully earned or merited: "The coach was deservedly popular with his team."
"She was deservedly praised for her generosity in helping the poor get food."
Free trade, deregulation of the economy, lower taxes, and other conservative policies are also often related to fiscal conservatism.
Some reservoirs can be commercially developed as an energy source.
2. A taxon name that has been formally accepted under the International Code for botanical nomenclature as the correct name contrary to the usual principles of botanical nomenclature.
A taxon (s), or taxa (pl), is a group of genetically similar organisms that are classified together as a species, genus, family, etc.
Mr. Hathaway was known to be observably conceited and egocentric and therefore he wasn't voted into office again.
2. A regular and accepted practice or rite: The observance of the liturgical calendar was important to the members of the religious community.
2. A statement dependant on information: Based on how dark the clouds are in the sky, it is Michael's observation that there will be a storm very soon.
It is Greg's observation that the observance of local holidays is important to the community.