Definition of merit

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • merit is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • merit is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • merit is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of merit


  • any admirable quality or attribute (noun)

    Examples

    1. work of great merit

    Synonyms

    1. virtue
  • be worthy or deserving (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. deserve
  • the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. deservingness
    2. meritoriousness

See definition of merit in Merriam Webster

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