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mete

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verb \ˈmēt\

Definition of mete

meted

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meting

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give out by measure :  dole out She realized the stern retribution which justice metes to the murderer. — Edgar Rice Burroughs —usually used with out mete out punishment

  3. 2 archaic :  measure

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Origin and Etymology 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


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mete

noun

Definition of mete

  1. :  boundary metes and bounds

Origin and Etymology of mete

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin meta



METE Defined for Kids

mete

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verb \ˈmēt\

Definition of mete for Students

meted

;

meting

  1. :  to distribute as deserved The judge will mete out punishment.



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