verb (used with object), met·ed, met·ing.
Origin of mete1
Related formsun·met·ed, adjective
Definition for mete (2 of 3)
Origin of mete2
Definition for mete (3 of 3)
Examples 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.
Let them beware “lest the same measure they mete be measured to them again!”Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery|William A. Smith
If you haven't any justice to mete out, you take another tack and dispense injustice with lavish hand.The Idiot|John Kendrick Bangs
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
Her only rival was that one great passion with which she had never in her humility dreamed to mete herself.Folle-Farine|Ouida
Clense not thi tethe at mete sittande,With knyfe ne stre, styk ne wande.Christmastide|William Sandys