Definitions For Merit


  • The quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
  • Any admirable quality or attribute
  • A good quality or feature that deserves to be praised
  • The quality of being good, important, or useful : value or worth


  • Be worthy or deserving
  • To deserve (something, such as attention or good treatment) by being important or good

Is Merit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Merit is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Merit in a Sentence

  • She saw merit in both of the arguments.
  • The study has no scientific merit.
  • Both ideas merit further consideration.
  • These issues merit special attention.
  • His good work merits a raise.

Synonyms for Merit

Antonyms for Merit

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