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  • EN [ ˈmɪəli]
  • US [ ˈmɪrli]

English definition


  • 1. and nothing more;

    • "I was merely asking"
    • "it is simply a matter of time"
    • "just a scratch"
    • "he was only a child"
    • "hopes that last but a moment"

Example sentences

  • Don't strive merely for quantity of production.

  • He's not stupid, merely ignorant.

  • I am merely reporting what he said.

  • In justification of his conduct, he pleaded that he was merely obeying orders.

  • Do you really want to go or are you merely being amiable?

  • The property is merely a trust.

  • His resignation was merely a gesture.

  • Giving these events a lot of media coverage merely perpetuates the problem.

  • The article merely rings the changes on a few terms.

  • It is merely [ simply ] a matter of time.

  • Threats merely stiffened his spine.

  • The whole plan is based on merely his own supposition.

  • Her denials of this charge served merely to lend it credence.

  • He merely said, " H'm " , and went away.

  • Her illness is merely a device to avoid seeing him.

  • We can't go into all the details of that case now, I merely mention it in passing.

  • This is not merely a matter of wording.

  • The challenge today is not merely to improve the material standards of living.

  • One's home is merely four standing walls.

  • Her refusal was merely a deliberate gesture.

  • I merely glanced over his letter.

  • He regarded his marriage merely as a means to an end.

  • That might merely have been malicious gossip.

  • Merely because you believe a thing is right, it isn't automatically so.

  • I am merely citing his reaction as typical of British industry.

  • By pushing aside unpleasant thoughts they merely repress these thoughts.

  • The press regard her as merely one of a ruling troika.

  • Francis Watson was far from being merely a furniture expert.

  • The team needs players who want to play cricket for England, not merely any country that will have them.


Meaning of merely

There is relatively little information about merely, maybe you can watch a bilingual story to relax your mood, I wish you a happy day!

Bilingual Reading Of The Day

  • A woman walks into a pet shop and sees a cute little dog. She asks the shopkeeper, "Does your dog bite?"
  • The shopkeeper says, "No, my dog does not bit."
  • The woman tries to pet the dog and the dog bites her.
  • "Ouch!" She says, "I thought you said your dog does not bite!"
  • The shopkeeper replies, "That is not my dog!"
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