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merit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of merit

  1. 1 a quality that gives something special worth this mystery novel at least has the merit of an original plot Synonyms of merit cardinal virtue, distinction, excellency, grace, excellence, value, virtueWords Related to merit advantage, edge, plus, superiorityNear Antonyms of merit blemish, defect, failing, fault, flaw; drawback, minus, negativeAntonyms of merit deficiency, demerit, disvalue

  2. 2 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities that idea has some merit, so let's explore it Synonyms of merit account, worth, valuation, valueWords Related to merit assessment, estimation, evaluation; excellence, greatness, perfection; consequence, importance, significance, weight; desirabilityNear Antonyms of merit emptiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; baseness, cheapness, crumminess, inferiority, lousiness, meanness, paltriness, pettiness, poorness; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, unacceptability


merit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of merit

  1. 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 Synonyms of merit deserve, earn, rateWords Related to merit entitle, qualify



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