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  • as inmerit
  • as inmortify

synonyms for get one's comeuppance

  • deserve
  • justify
  • warrant
  • earn
  • incur
  • rate
  • be in line for
  • be worthy
  • get one's due
  • get one's just desserts
  • get what is coming
  • have a claim
  • have a right
  • have coming
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How to use get one's comeuppance in a sentence

The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Her face was haggard; her general get-up was in something like scarecrow disorder; she didn't even care how she looked.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
It's just as his frind, th' most prom'nent get-rich-quick-man iv his time, wanst said: 'Readin' makes a man full.'
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
I wasn't sure whether that collar was part of your get-up as an eccentric comedian.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
We may make our get-away to the East, or we may stop here for good—under ground.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
Black Fan had much the worst of the get-away and it looked as if she would be left in the stretch.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
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WORDS RELATED TO GET ONE'S COMEUPPANCE

  • be in line for
  • be worthy
  • deserve
  • earn
  • get one's comeuppance
  • get one's due
  • get one's just desserts
  • get what is coming
  • have a claim
  • have a right
  • have coming
  • incur
  • justify
  • rate
  • warrant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.