Definition of 'mete'
Example sentences containing 'mete'
The sentence is consistent with punishments previously meted out to those charged with establishing parties.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The punishments meted out to the banks were not specified.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
That effort would have been better deployed in fighting the terrible abuses that are meted out against women.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The question is not whether they are guilty but whether they should receive the kind of custodial sentence meted out to hardened child abusers.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Time must not be allowed to claim this man before survivors and relatives of the Auschwitz victims see justice finally meted out in court.The Sun (2013)
When there is clear evidence of a footballing crime that the referee failed to spot, it seems that a retrospective punishment can he meted out.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
During the night-time, a different form of punishment was meted out.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I would have thought that one of the key attributes to being a referee was the ability to ignore the abuse meted out by the crowd.Times, Sunday Times (2009) A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)
In divorce cases where domestic abuse is apparent, they say it is not uncommon for the abuse to be meted out on the pet, too.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Definition of mete from the Collins English Dictionary