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Synonyms for Merit
ˈmɛr ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. merit, virtue(noun)

    any admirable quality or attribute

    "work of great merit"

    Synonyms:
    virtue, deservingness, meritoriousness, chastity, sexual morality, merit, moral excellence, virtuousness

    Antonyms:
    fault, demerit

  2. deservingness, merit, meritoriousness(verb)

    the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)

    "there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded"

    Synonyms:
    merit, deservingness, virtue, meritoriousness

    Antonyms:
    demerit, fault

  3. deserve, merit(verb)

    be worthy or deserving

    "You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"

    Synonyms:
    deserve, merit

    Antonyms:
    demerit, fault

Wiktionary

  1. merit(noun)

    Synonyms:
    worth, value

    Antonyms:
    demerit

  2. merit(noun)

    To be worthy or deserving.

    Synonyms:
    value, worth

    Antonyms:
    demerit

  3. merit(noun)

    A claim to commendation or reward.

    Synonyms:
    worth, value

    Antonyms:
    demerit

  4. merit(noun)

    The quality of deserving reward.

    Synonyms:
    worth, value

    Antonyms:
    demerit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. merit

    Synonyms:
    goodness, worth, worthiness, desert, excellence

    Antonyms:
    badness, demerit, unworthiness, worthlessness, weakness, imperfection, error, defect, fault, failing

Editors Contribution

  1. advantage

    Submitted by rinat on September 16, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. merit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    desert, worth, worthiness, excellence, credit

  2. merit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    claim, right

  3. merit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deserve, have a right to, be entitled to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. merit(n)

    Synonyms:
    desert, worth, meed, worthiness, worth, excellence, goodness, reward

    Antonyms:
    demerit

  2. merit(n. pl)

    Synonyms:
    claim, right

    Antonyms:
    demerit

  3. merit(v)

    Synonyms:
    deserve, earn

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deserves, deserve, mérite, merits, deserved, credit, virtue, advantage, deserving, value, merited

How to pronounce Merit?

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How to use Merit in a sentence?

  1. Robinson Crawford:

    TIPS absolutely merit a place in a Robinson Crawford investor's portfolio, especially those with significant bond holdings, the main issue is that they increase in value in conjunction with the CPI, which many would argue is not an accurate inflation measure.

  2. Michael Madden:

    When that thing went off and entered into a lower earth orbit, he got credit for that, the nuclear and missile guys under Kim Jong Un are getting their jobs based on merit.

  3. Robert Ouko:

    I have watched Rudisha this season and I am not sure if he has the fire in his belly that propelled him to Olympic glory and a world record four years ago, his saving grace could be the selection criterion set by Athletics Kenya (AK), where a third athlete is selected on merit.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I have to tell you, some of these people have been here; they've done a good job; in some cases sadly they've been living under the shadows, we have to do something, so whether it's merit, or whether it's whatever, but -- I'm a believer in the merit system. Somebody's been outstanding, we (ought to) try to work something out.

  5. New York:

    No one is above the law, including New York's top legal officer, i will be asking an appropriate New York District Attorney to commence an immediate investigation, and proceed as the facts merit.


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