Synonyms of merit in English:



  • 1 composers of outstanding merit
    excellence, quality, caliber, worth, worthiness, credit, value, distinction, eminence
    [Antonyms] inferiority
  • 2 the merits of the scheme
    good point, strong point, advantage, benefit, value, asset, plus
    [Antonyms] fault disadvantage
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 the accusation did not merit a response
    deserve, earn, be deserving of, warrant, rate, justify, be worthy of, be worth, be entitled to, have a right to, have a claim to/on
  • Definition of merit in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day fioritura
    Pronunciation: fɪˌɔːrɪˈt(j)ʊərə
    an embellishment of a melody...