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Definition 1: a small pond of standing water - [noun denoting object]

(mere is a kind of ...) a small lake

"the pond was too small for sailing"

(mere belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 2: apart from anything else; without additions or modifications - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mere or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • only the bare facts
  • shocked by the mere idea
  • the simple passage of time was enough
  • the simple truth

Synonyms for mere in the sense of this definition

(mere is similar to ...) not elaborate or elaborated; simple

"plain food" "stuck to the plain facts" "a plain blue suit" "a plain rectangular brick building"

Definition 3: being nothing more than specified - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mere or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a mere child

(mere is similar to ...) clearly and explicitly stated

"meals are at specified times"

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