mete

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

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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] …

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  • 5 Mete — Mete, n. Meat. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Mete — Mete, v. t. & i. To meet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 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] …

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  • 8 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,… …

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  • 9 Mete — Mete, v. i. To measure. [Obs.] Mark iv. 24. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 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

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

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  • 12 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,… …

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  • 13 mete — out …

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  • 14 mete — [v] administer, distribute admeasure, allocate, allot, allow, apportion, assign, deal, dispense, divide, dole, give, lot, measure, parcel, portion, ration, share; concepts 98,108 …

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  • 15 mete — mete1 [mēt] vt. meted, meting [ME meten < OE metan, akin to Ger messen < IE * med (> L modus, Gr metron) < base * me , to mark off, MEASURE] 1. to allot; distribute; apportion: usually with out 2. Archaic to measure mete2 [mēt] n …

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  • 16 mete — aga·mete; an·iso·ga·mete; aplan·o·ga·mete; ga·mete; plan·o·ga·mete; mete; …

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  • 17 mete — {{11}}mete (n.) boundary, now only in phrase metes and bounds, late 15c., from O.Fr. mete limit, bounds, frontier, from L. meta goal, boundary, post, pillar. {{12}}mete (v.) to allot, O.E. metan to measure, mete out; compare, estimate (class V… …

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  • 18 mete — UK [miːt] / US [mɪt] verb Word forms mete : present tense I/you/we/they mete he/she/it metes present participle meting past tense meted past participle meted Phrasal verbs: mete out …

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  • 19 mete — I [[t]mit[/t]] v. t. met•ed, met•ing 1) to distribute or apportion by measure; allot; dole (usu. fol. by out): to mete out praise[/ex] 2) archaic to measure • Etymology: bef. 900; ME; OE metan; c. OHGmez(z)anto measure, akin to OIrmidithir(he)… …

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  • 20 mete — I. /mit / (say meet) verb (t) (meted, meting) 1. Obsolete to measure. –phrase 2. mete out, to distribute or apportion by measure; allot: *East Timor s influential Catholic bishop called today for an international tribunal to mete out justice to… …

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