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  • adv.slightly
  • adv.a little

synonyms for merely

  • hardly
  • only
  • purely
  • simply
  • solely
  • wholly
  • solely
  • only
  • barely
  • simply
  • quite
  • just
  • utterly
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antonyms for merely

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  • indefinitely
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How to use merely in a sentence

Investors betting on Public, then, would be placing a wager on not merely future user growth, but the startup’s ability to monetize effectively in the future.
ROBINHOOD’S PAIN IS PUBLIC’S GAIN AS VCS RUSH TO GIVE IT MORE MONEYMARY ANN AZEVEDOFEBRUARY 11, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Someone asks again and again and again over several years and it’s neither cute nor flattering, and it goes beyond being merely unwelcome.
OUTING A CELEB SEX PEST AND MOURNING LARRY FLYNT … SORTAEUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 11, 2021OZY
She merely notes how surprising it is that people like you accept the premise that your good fortune is a rebuke to her reverses.
MISS MANNERS: TIME TO CUT TIES WITH LONGTIME FRIEND?JUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Big data was the jam a while back, but it turned out to be merely one piece in the broader data puzzle.
MONTE CARLO RAISES $25M FOR ITS DATA OBSERVABILITY SERVICEALEX WILHELMFEBRUARY 9, 2021TECHCRUNCH
The NBA has academies all over the world, but it is not just merely to develop young players.
LEE FOR 3! CAN THIS SOUTH KOREAN BREAK THE NBA BARRIER?DANIEL MALLOYFEBRUARY 5, 2021OZY
Arians constructed it deliberately, even if he often says he merely sought to hire the best coaches.
BYRON LEFTWICH IS A RISING STAR ON A BUCS COACHING STAFF THAT SHOWS THE POWER OF DIVERSITYADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You can “heart” cauliflower all you want, but that story ends with you doing something that merely rhymes with heart.
THIS CAULIFLOWER HATER LIKES THE VEGETABLE ONE WAY ONLY: PICKLEDJIM WEBSTERFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The real challenge—and the big opportunity—is making the massive storage system not merely a replacement for the old peakers, but also the basis for the station to become a hub for the region’s transition to renewable power.
AT NEW YORK CITY’S BIGGEST POWER PLANT, A SWITCH TO CLEAN ENERGY WILL HELP A NEIGHBORHOOD BREATHE EASIERANDREW BLUMFEBRUARY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Without these moral commitments, a majority is merely a mob.
TRUMPISM IS AMERICAN FASCISMMICHAEL GERSONFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
McConnell says he merely seeks to keep things as they are, with the minority party’s rights protected.
WHY MITCH MCCONNELL IS FILIBUSTERING TO PROTECT THE FILIBUSTERPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO MERELY

  • alone
  • at most
  • but
  • entirely
  • hardly
  • just
  • merely
  • nothing but
  • particularly
  • plainly
  • purely
  • simply
  • solely
  • totally
  • uniquely
  • utterly
  • wholly
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