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1. mere

adjective. ['ˈmɪr'] being nothing more than specified.

Antonyms

  • ample

Etymology

  • meer (Anglo-Norman)
  • mier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mere (Maori)
  • mere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Mere

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Sentences with mere


1. Adjective
With the Instant Pot you can make an entire beef stew in a mere 20 minutes.

Quotes about mere


1. Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.
- Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel

2. Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
- Edgar Allan Poe

3. Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
- J. Donald Walters

2. mere

adjective. ['ˈmɪr'] apart from anything else; without additions or modifications.

Synonyms

  • plain
  • simple

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • covered
  • hospitable

Etymology

  • meer (Anglo-Norman)
  • mier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mere (Maori)
  • mere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. mere

noun. ['ˈmɪr'] a small pond of standing water.

Synonyms

  • pond

Antonyms

  • cover
  • full

Etymology

  • meer (Anglo-Norman)
  • mier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mere (Maori)
  • mere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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