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merit

noun

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1 a quality that gives something special worth
  • This mystery novel at least has the merit of an original plot.
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2 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities
  • That idea has some merit, so let's explore it.
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merit

verb

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to be or make worthy of (as a reward or punishment)
  • That selfless act of heroism merited a public ceremony to honor the young swimmer.
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