the quality of deserving praise, reward
a good quality
"work of great merit"
"there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded"
"You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"
I had had scholarships..without any godfather's help but purely on my own merit.
出自： C. Achebe
A single book, one that we feel to have some special merit, not an obvious bestseller but one..deserving our support.
出自： C. Milne
Did they think that men doe merit rewards in heaven by the workes they performe on earth?
出自： R. Hooker
I asked whether the story was really interesting enough to merit being put on paper.
出自： R. Dahl
He had been harsh..to Peter, who had surely done nothing to merit such treatment.
出自： A. Harding
This iron doesn't merit a recommendation.
This book has not much merit.
This book has many merits.