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  1. merits(Noun)

    Intrinsic advantages, as opposed to political or procedural advantages.

    I was the boss's pet project, but was rejected on the merits.

  2. merits(Noun)

    Substance, distinguished from form or procedure.

    The merits of the case favored the plaintiffs, but their procedural blunders set them back.

Anagrams for merits »

  1. ermits, mister, Mister, miters, mitres, remits, smiter, timers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merits in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of merits in a Sentence

  1. John Tillman:

    It was premature for the court to decide the case on the merits at the petition stage.

  2. Dean Debnam:

    Even food polarizes Americans along party lines these days, democrats and Republicans disagree on donuts and bagels, KFC and Chick-fil-A, and even the merits of Olive Garden as quality authentic ethnic food.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Our primary is on the merits, people are discussing issues, not calling names at each other.

  4. President Donald Trump:

    Determining the propriety of a subpoena is a quintessentially judicial task that Supreme Court is well-equipped to undertake, supreme Court should do Supreme Court job, decide these cases on the merits, and, consistent with Supreme Court past precedent, hold that the subpoenas for Trump's financial records fall well within Congress' investigative powers.

  5. Richard Jordan:

    Grace is not against good works It simply does not bless on the basis of good works. We receive blessing from God based solely on the merits of His Son--blessings freely given to us in Christ and nowhere else. The completeness that is in Christ mean deliverance from trying to 'be good' and 'do right' in order to be accepted by God.

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