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  • as indue
  • as inguerdon

synonyms for merits

  • compensation
  • interest
  • payment
  • rate
  • repayment
  • right
  • claim
  • comeuppance
  • deserts
  • entitlement
  • guerdon
  • need
  • perquisite
  • prerogative
  • privilege
  • recompense
  • reprisal
  • retaliation
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • rights
  • satisfaction
  • title
  • vengeance
  • be in line for
  • what is coming to one
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How to use merits in a sentence

He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Monotheism is strictly inconsistent with the supremacy of “merits” which is the very soul of Oriental religion.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
It was wise in him to do so, and thus to draw men's thoughts from Planner's faults to his own unquestioned merits.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It still, I am glad to hear, runs an honorable and profitable course, which its merits well deserve.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The Act of 1896 was one of considerable importance to British Railways and, therefore, merits a few words.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Three days ago we asked the War Office to let us know the merits of the three new Divisions.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It was of this he was thinking more than of the merits of mountain batteries or the difficulties of limbering or unlimbering.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Whatever the merits or demerits of the text, there can be no question concerning the pictures.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Men conspicuous in life for knowledge, bravery, or other noble qualities and unusual merits are honored after death.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Now, as I have intimated, these expatriation cases have all been decided on their individual merits.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO MERITS

  • be in line for
  • claim
  • comeuppance
  • compensation
  • deserts
  • entitlement
  • guerdon
  • interest
  • merits
  • need
  • payment
  • perquisite
  • prerogative
  • privilege
  • rate
  • recompense
  • repayment
  • reprisal
  • retaliation
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • right
  • rights
  • satisfaction
  • title
  • vengeance
  • what is coming to one
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.