not merely

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of not merely

used to say that one thing is true and that another thing is also true
  • He was not merely a great baseball player, he was also a great person.

Word by Word Definitions

mere play merely
  1. : an expanse of standing (see 1standing 2) water : lake, pool

  1. : boundary

  1. : having no admixture (see admixture 2) : pure

  2. : being nothing less than : absolute

  3. : being nothing more than

  1. : part : segment


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