What does the word mere mean?

Usage examples for mere

  1. Why, you are a mere baby to me." – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  2. There you were a hero- but here you are a mere professional. – Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant by Hugh S. Fullerton
  3. He declared that you, a mere child, had saved him from a death of shame. – Dorothy Dale by Margaret Penrose