mete


1mete

verb \ˈmēt\
met·edmet·ing

Definition of METE

transitive verb
1
archaic :  measure
2
:  to give out by measure :  dole —usually used with out <mete out punishment>

Origin of METE

Middle English, from Old English metan; akin to Old High German mezzan to measure, Latin modus measure, Greek medesthai to be mindful of
First Known Use: before 12th century

2mete

noun

Definition of METE

:  boundary <metes and bounds>

Origin of METE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin meta
First Known Use: 15th century

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