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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. merit: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. merit: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. merit: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. merit: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. merit: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. merit, merit: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Merit, merit: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. merit: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. merit: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. merit: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. merit: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. merit: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. merit: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. merit: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. merit (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. merit: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. merit: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Merit (Buddhism), Merit (Catholicism), Merit (Christianity), Merit (band), Merit (cigarette), Merit (indie rock band), Merit (law), Merit: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Merit: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. merit: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. merit: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. merit: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. merit: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. merit: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. merit: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. merit: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. merit: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. merit: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. merit: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. merit-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. merit: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. merit: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. merit: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. Merit: Glossary of Labor & Legal Terminology [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. merit: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. MERIT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. MERIT: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. merit: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Merit: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]
  2. MERIT: Irivng Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Merit: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  any admirable quality or attribute ("Work of great merit")
noun:  the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
verb:  be worthy or deserving

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Phrases that include merit:   figures of merit, genetic merit, order of merit, order of military merit, merit shop, more...

Words similar to merit:   deserve, deservingness, earn, merited, meriting, meritoriousness, rate, virtue, worth, more...

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