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merchant marine the ships of a country that are used in business or trade. [2 definitions]
mercury a heavy, silver-white metal that is one of the chemical elements. Mercury is liquid at room temperature. It is used in thermometers and barometers. (symbol: Hg) [3 definitions]
mercy kind treatment by someone who has some power over another. [2 definitions]
mere being neither more nor better than what is spoken of.
merely only as indicated; simply.
merge to mix or combine into a single unit.
merger the combining of two or more companies into one, or the transfer of the property of one company to another.
meridian an imaginary circle around the earth that passes through the North and the South Pole, or either half of such a circle from one pole to the other. [2 definitions]
merit worth or high quality. [3 definitions]
mermaid an imaginary sea creature with the head and upper body of a woman and the lower body and tail of a fish.
merry cheerful and happy, or likely to be so.
merry-go-round a round platform that turns by the power of a machine and has seats in the form of animals that go up and down on poles. People pay for rides on a merry-go-round.
merrymaking the act of laughing and having fun.
mesa a high piece of land with a flat top and steep sides, found in Mexico and the southwest area of the United States.
mesh a material or article made of fiber woven to form open spaces, as in a net. [4 definitions]
mess a state of being dirty or not neat. [5 definitions]
message spoken or written information, sent from one person or group to another. A message is usually delivered by someone or something other than the person who wants to communicate. [2 definitions]
mess around (informal) to spend time without any purpose.
messenger a person who carries and delivers messages and packages.
messy dirty or not tidy. [2 definitions]
met past tense and past participle of meet 1.