Learn how to say Meted correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word mete:
(usually followed by out) (formal) to distribute or allot (something, often unpleasant)
(poetic, dialect) (to) measure
Old English metan; compare Old Saxon metan, Old Norse meta, German messen to measure
Example Sentences Including ‘mete’
Bell says its arguments go to the heart of whether a powerful tribunal can mete out true justice.
GLOBE AND MAIL (2003)
Never forget that our laws are only as good as the courts and judges that mete out sentences.
TORONTO SUN (2003)
Now it is down to Robson and chairman Freddy Shepherd to mete out the punishment.
SUN, NEWS OF THE WORLD (2004)
The Football Association has got to step in and mete out punishment to players who deceive referees.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2001)
To `butt’ upon something was to encounter or meet it; the alternative word was ` mete ‘.
Andro Linklater MEASURING AMERICA (2002)