Synonyms for Merely:


a little (adverb)
slightly (adverb)
simply, only.


mere, little, minimum, sparse, slight, scant, few. specific, so what?/what of it ?, not to worry, anyhow, I'm not bothered, who cares?, whatever, but hey..., no matter how/where/what etc., include, anyway, speak of. merely (noun)
but, simply, just, only.

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Other relevant words:
include, specific, slight, anyhow, minimum, whatever, little, mere, scant, few, anyway, sparse.

Usage examples for merely

  1. I will merely put a case before you and ask for your opinion! – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  2. Lion replied: I have merely come to see you. – South-African Folk-Tales by James A. Honey
  3. But his letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer seemed to be merely foolish. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham