Synonyms of merit in English:

merit

noun

  • 2 the merits of the scheme
    good point, strong point, advantage, benefit, value, profit, asset, plus, advisability; advantageousness
    the merits of the scheme
    [Antonyms] fault disadvantage

verb

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  • 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, be qualified for

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merit, deserve, earn
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