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Overview of noun merit

The noun merit has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) merit, virtue

(any admirable quality or attribute; "work of great merit")

2. (3) deservingness, merit, meritoriousness

(the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance); "there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded")

Overview of verb merit

The verb merit has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) deserve, merit

(be worthy or deserving; "You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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