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Merit (IPA: /ˈmɛɹət/)


Merit (n.)

The quality or state of deserving well or ill; desert.

Merit (n.)

Esp. in a good sense: The quality or state of deserving well; worth; excellence.

Merit (n.)

Reward deserved; any mark or token of excellence or approbation; as, his teacher gave him ten merits.

Merit (n.)

To earn by service or performance; to have a right to claim as reward; to deserve; sometimes, to deserve in a bad sense; as, to merit punishment.

Merit (n.)

To reward.

Merit (v. i.)

To acquire desert; to gain value; to receive benefit; to profit.

Merit

Concept considered fundamental to Buddhist ethics

Merit

Given name

Merit

Unincorporated community in Hunt County, Texas

Merit

Family name

Merit Synonyms

Deservingness, Meritoriousness

Merit Synonyms

Virtue

Merit Synonyms

Deserve

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Management Enrichment Training Program

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Mathematics Education Reform Initiative for Teachers

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

MERIT, Inc.

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Method to Extend Research Award

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Method to Extend Research in Time

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Michigan Educational Research Information Triad

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Military Exploitation of Reconnaissance and Intelligence Technology

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Model Evaluation Requirements Integration Tool

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Monitoring Earth Rotation and Intercomparison of Techniques

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Monitoring Earth's Rotation and Intercomparison of Techniques

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Monitoring of Earth Rotation and Intercomparison of Techniques

MERIT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Mutual efforts to reduce industrial toxins

Merit Rhymes


Beret, Berrett, Carat, Ferret, Garratt, Garret, Garrett, Gerrit, Jarrett, Karat, Karet, Merit, Parrot, Parrott, Sherrit, Sherritt, Zarett

Demerit, Inherit


Merit (Last Name / Surname)

Merit is the #84,748 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 221 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Merit in Spanish is Mérito

Tagalog Translation

Merit in Tagalog is Galing

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .Fatherland without freedom and merit is a large word with little meaning." - Anders Chydenius

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A knight errant who turns mad for a reason deserves neither merit nor thanks. The thing is to do it without cause." - Miguel de Cervantes

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Amongst the sons of men how few are known Who dare be just to merit not their own." - Justice

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Amongst the sons of men how few are known Who dare be just to merit not their own?" - Charles Churchill (satirist)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Be thou the first true Merit to befriend; His praise is lost, who stays till All commend." - An Essay on Criticism


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