merited[ mer-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF merited
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MERITED
It arose from a consciousness of guilt, and a dread of merited punishment.
Truth to tell he realized that he merited a rebuke for his lack of observation.
Of the few passers-by there was not one who merited a second glance or thought!
The lad sought to obey him with an alacrity that merited a kinder fate.
Abd-er-Rahman (the Sultan, as he was called) merited this praise.
How could I possibly have merited so great an honor, Mademoiselle?
For when alive they merited from God that their prayers should be heard after death.
Ay, I praise Heaven; and I have merited some love at his hands.
I have always rushed at my fences, and have had the falls I merited.
But do you think you have merited the honour you would have me ask?
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR MERITED
- cut out for
- good enough
- in character
- in keeping
- up to snuff
- user friendly