Synonyms for mete out

Grammar : Verb
Spell : meet
Phonetic Transcription : mit

Top 10 synonyms for mete out Other synonyms for the word mete out

Définition of mete out

Origin :
  • "to allot," Old English metan "to measure, mete out; compare, estimate" (class V strong verb; past tense mæt, past participle meten), from Proto-Germanic *metanan (cf. Old Saxon metan, Old Frisian, Old Norse meta, Dutch meten, Old High German mezzan, German messen, Gothic mitan "to measure"), from PIE *med- "to take appropriate measures" (see medical). Used now only with out. Related: Meted; meting.
  • As in inflict : verb impose something
  • As in portion : verb divide into pieces
  • As in ration : verb divide something into portions
  • As in sentence : verb decide punishment
  • As in share : verb use in common with others
  • As in split : verb divide into parts
  • As in administrate : verb carry out
  • As in administer : verb dispense something needed
  • As in deal : verb distribute
  • As in dish out : verb distribute
  • As in dispense : verb dole out supply
  • As in divvy up : verb divide
  • As in dole out : verb allocate, distribute
Example sentences :
  • Love is not mete out in strict proportion to the merits of those we love.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • With wrath and ire he rose to mete out justice to this highwayman.
  • Extract from : « Peggy Stewart at School » by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • Confucius said, Love is to mete out five things to all below heaven.
  • Extract from : « The Sayings Of Confucius » by Confucius
  • Beware, then, of how you mete out justice to your fellowman.
  • Extract from : « Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love » by Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
  • The law should mete out to them the same rewards and punishments.
  • Extract from : « Samantha on the Woman Question » by Marietta Holley
  • The other cannot give you your right; he cannot "mete out right" to you.
  • Extract from : « The Ego and His Own » by Max Stirner
  • Mete out the sulphur Into the alembic Of Cleopatra's crystal.
  • Extract from : « The Immortal Lure » by Cale Young Rice
  • It could mete out any punishment, except death or any dismemberment.
  • Extract from : « Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. » by S. A. Reilly
  • I will rejoice, and I will divide Sichem and I will mete out the vale of tabernacles.
  • Extract from : « The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version » by Various
  • Nay, and with that measure with which we mete out to others, with the same measure shall it not be meted out to ourselves?
  • Extract from : « The Three Devils: Luther's, Milton's, and Goethe's » by David Masson

Antonyms for mete out

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