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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, 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:
    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

    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

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How to use merit in a sentence?

  1. Choi Kwan-soon:

    The reasoning that second-quarter is off-season in Japan has some merit, but it is too soon for Line to have shrinking revenue.

  2. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

    The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.

  3. Cheslie Kryst:

    People didn't think,' Oh, that's enough( black winners),' it's still possible for us to be successful on your own merit. And it doesn't matter if you look like the last winner,( if) you look like the last three. If you're the best, you're the best, and you can win.

  4. Brouck Jacobs:

    The facts of the case merit prison and not probation.

  5. Donald Trump:

    If for some reason, possibly political, we can't get the Democrats to approve this merit-based high security plan, then we'll get it approved immediately after the election when we take back the The White House, keep the Senate, and, of course, hold the presidency, wouldn't it be nice to do it sooner ?

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