Mete is defined as to hand out or measure.(verb)
An example of mete is to distribute a stack of handouts, one sheet to each student.
The definition of a mete is a limit or boundary.(noun)
An example of a mete is a city boundary.
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Origin: OFr < L meta, boundary, goal < IE *meit- (var. of *mei-), post, stake > ON meithr, a tree, MIr methos, boundary mark
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transitive verb met·ed, met·ing, metes
Origin: Middle English meten
Origin: , from Old English metan; see med- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from Latin mēta, turning post, boundary.
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