Definition of Meritable

1. Adjective. Deserving reward or praise. "Meritorious conduct"

Exact synonyms: Meritorious
Similar to: Worthy
Derivative terms: Merit, Merit, Meritoriousness



Definition of Meritable

1. a. Deserving of reward.

Definition of Meritable

1. Adjective. Deserving of reward. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Meritable

merispore
meristem
meristematic
meristematically
meristemic
meristemoid
meristemoids
meristems
meristic
meristically
meristics
merit
merit badge
merit pay
merit system
meritable (current term)
merited
meritedly
merithallus
meriting
meriting(p)
meritless
meritlessly
meritlessness
meritmonger
meritmongers
meritocracies
meritocracy
meritocrat
meritocratic

Literary usage of Meritable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of the French and English Languages by Gabriel Surenne (1856)
"... kind of cloth Merise, sf. smalt or wild cherry Merisier, sm. wild cherry-tree Méritant, e, adj. meritable, worthy, de- Mérite, sm. merit, desert, worth, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"[< OF. meritable, < mériter, merit: see merit.] Having merit; meritorious. The people generally are very acceptive, and apt to applaud any meritable work. ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"... of English writers who were totally unaware of even the names of some of the more meritable American writers whose work is quite well-known over here. ..."

4. Annual Report by American Unitarian Association (1898)
"... SABAH P. SEARS FUND: Bequest of Mrs. Sarah P. Sears of Boston, Mass 5000.00 MRS. meritable MILLER (CALEF) ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"Later in life he made further advances in his profession, and painted some meritable productions from architectural designs. To painting he was devotedly ..."

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