HyperDic: meritorious

English > 1 sense of the word meritorious:
ADJECTIVEallmeritorious, meritabledeserving reward or praise
meritorious > pronunciation
Soundsmeh.rahtao'riyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > meritorious: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningDeserving reward or praise.
Examples
  • "a lifetime of meritorious service"
  • "meritorious conduct"
Synonymmeritable
BroaderworthyHaving worth or merit or value
Spanishmeritorio
Nounsmerit, meritoriousnessthe quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
Adverbsmeritoriouslyin a meritorious manner

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