What does merited mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. merited, deservedadjective

    properly deserved

    "a merited success"


  1. meritedadjective

    Of or pertaining to merit.

    It was a merited reward.


  1. merited

    Merited refers to something that is deserved or earned due to one's actions, efforts, or qualities. It can describe an achievement, reward, or recognition that is justified because of hard work, good behavior, or adherence to a high standard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Merited

    of Merit

Anagrams for merited »

  1. mitered

  2. demerit

  3. dimeter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merited in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merited in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of merited in a Sentence

  1. Karl Bilimoria:

    The new policies are no safer, in the face of other evidence and objections from an overwhelming majority, strategically repealing some of the duty hour reforms is merited.

  2. John Keeley:

    This is not a matter of safety significance that merited interruption of the safe operations of our facilities, in 2012 or now.

  3. Eric Walsh:

    This was no ordinary case of littering in the National Forest, this was full-scale trashing of the public lands, and merited a term of incarceration.

  4. Latin America:

    Following the approach from Maurel & Prom concerning its possible offer and the receipt of other interest in the company, the board concluded that the Maurel & Prom possible offer materially undervalued the company and was not at a level, nor in a form, that merited further consideration.

  5. Paul Gauguin:

    In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary and it is they alone who are masters.

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    A emerge
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