mete


mete
I noun barrier, border, borderland, borderline, bound, boundary, boundary line, boundary mark, bounds, circumscription, confine, division line, end, limit, limitation, line of circumvallation, line of demarcation, margin, measure, outline, perimeter, periphery, rim, terminal, terminus associated concepts: legal description, metes and bounds II verb admeasure, administer, allocate, allot, apportion, apportion by measure, appropriate, assess, assign, bestow, consign, deal out, dispense, distribute, divide, dole out, give, give out, hand out, issue, measure, measure out, parcel out, pay out, present, ration, share out, split, weigh out III index allocate, allot, apportion, assess (appraise), bestow, calculate, disburse (distribute), dispense, distribute, divide (distribute), dole, measure, parcel, partition, periphery, split

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  • Mete — Gender Masculine Language(s) Turkish Origin Language(s) Turkish Word/Name mete …   Wikipedia

  • Mete — ist ein türkischer männlicher Vorname,[1] der sich auf einen Herrscher der Hunnen (Mao tun) bezieht[2] und auch als Familienname vorkommt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte Namensträger 1.1 Vorname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mete — [mi:t] v mete out [mete sth<=>out] phr v [: Old English; Origin: metan to measure ] if you mete out a punishment, you give it to someone mete something<=>out to ▪ He felt he had a right to mete out physical punishment to the children …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mete — Mete, n. [AS. met. See {Mete} to measure.] Measure; limit; boundary; used chiefly in the plural, and in the phrase metes and bounds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mete — Mete, n. Meat. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mete — Mete, v. t. & i. To meet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mete — Mete, v. i. & t. [imp. {Mette}; p. p. {Met}.] [AS. m?tan.] To dream; also impersonally; as, me mette, I dreamed. [Obs.] I mette of him all night. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mete — (m[=e]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Meted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Meting}.] [AS. metan; akin to D. meten, G. messen, OHG. mezzan, Icel. meta, Sw. m[ a]ta, Goth. mitan, L. modus measure, moderation, modius a corn measure, Gr. ? to rule, ? a corn measure,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mete — Mete, v. i. To measure. [Obs.] Mark iv. 24. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mete — [ mit ] verb ,mete out phrasal verb transitive FORMAL to give a punishment to someone: The same treatment should be meted out to politicians who break the rules …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mete — ► VERB (mete out) ▪ deal out or allot (justice, punishment, etc.). ORIGIN Old English, measure; related to MEET(Cf. ↑meet) …   English terms dictionary


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