1. [ adjective ] being nothing more than specified

"a mere child"

Related terms: specified
2. [ adjective ] apart from anything else; without additions or modifications
Synonyms: simple bare

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

Related terms: plain
3. [ noun ] (British) a small pond of standing water
Related terms: pond UK
Similar spelling:   Merrie