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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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