Mete
Mete Mete, v. i. To measure. [Obs.] --Mark iv. 24. [1913 Webster]

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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 — [ 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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