verb (used with object), met·ed, met·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM meteun·met·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for mete
Womankind has long known that style can be used as a weapon to mete out psychological torment.Michelle Obama and Ann Romney: First Ladies of Style|Robin Givhan|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Navarro worries that may mean the politically powerful Flores family will mete out their own brand of justice.
That's why Google has decided to slowly mete out the "invites" to its new Google Voice telephone service.
Indeed, Uncle Frank must endeavor to keep in mind, that with what measure we mete it shall be measured to us again.Mike Marble|Uncle Frank
For with what judgment you judge, you shall be judged: and with what measure you mete, it shall be measured to you again.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Nothing would be more unworthy of this nation, than with a mean and mechanical rule, to mete out the splendour of the Crown.Thoughts on the Present Discontents|Edmund Burke
Nan ancre seruant ne ahte bi rihte to easkin iset hure bute mete hure ha mei flutte bi; ant godes milce.
Petruchio, in "The Taming of the Shrew," calls the tailor's measuring-yard his mete-yard.