Origin and Etymology of mere
Middle English, from Old English mǣre; akin to Old Norse landamæri borderland
Examples of mere in a Sentence
the mere idea of your traveling alone to Europe is ridiculous
Definition of -mere
: part : segment metamere
MERE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mere for English Language Learners
—used to say that something or someone is small, unimportant, etc.
—used to say that something small is important or has a big effect or influence
MERE Defined for Kids
Definition of mere for Students
: nothing more than mere rumors a mere child
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