verb (used with object), met·ed, met·ing.
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Origin of mete1
OTHER WORDS FROM meteun·met·ed, adjective
Definition for mete (2 of 3)
Origin of mete2
Definition for mete (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for mete
Time, which metes out justice to all, will see your sacrifices acknowledged and your merits recognized.Recollections with the Third Iowa Regiment|Seymour D. (Seymour Dwight) Thompson
The suffering that it metes out to its victims is indescribable.Woman|William J. Robinson
She metes out justice with an equal hand to all her characters.The Ascent of Man|Mathilde Blind
She closes the volume, and, musing, metes him out the hours and days he has to live.Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In these cases, the land must be described minutely and carefully by metes and bounds.The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know|Thomas Forsyth Hunt