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mete out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mete out

  1. to give out (something) to appropriate individuals <determined to mete out an appropriate punishment for the CEO guilty of insider trading> Synonyms allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, hand out, administer (out), parcel (out), portion, prorateRelated Words admeasure, allot, allow, appropriate, assign, dish out, divide, divvy (up), dollop (out), lot, measure (out), part, proportion, ration, redistribute, set, share (out), split; bestow, disburse, furnish, issue, provide, share, supply; circulate, disperse, disseminate, scatter, spread; chip in, contribute, donate, pledge; reallocate, reapportionNear Antonyms begrudge, decline, deny, deprive (of), disallow, refuse, reject, withhold; niggle (out), pinch, skimp, stintAntonyms misallocate




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