Synonyms for Mere:

adj.

all (adjective)
bare, simple.
nothing more; absolute (adjective)
bare, minor, very, plain, insignificant, little, poor, simple.
small (adjective)
minor, poor, little, insignificant.
unimportant (adjective)
insignificant, minor.

n.

barely, only, few, slight, minimum, sparse, scant. loch, L, include, lagoon, specific, very, water, tank, reservoir, lake, pond, millpond. mere (noun)
simple, specified, plain, bare.

Other synonyms:

few, millpond, lake, scant, loch, sparse, minimum. little, pond. reservoir, barely, lagoon. only, very. tank. L. water.

Usage examples for mere

  1. His voice was a mere whisper. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  2. It's a mere question of time. – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross
  3. " Larry, I fear gain and loss are mere words," she said. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey