- vt. 给予；分配；测量
- n. 边界；测量
- n. (Mete)人名；(意、土、乍、中非)梅特
- mete: see meet
- mete (v.)
- "to allot," Old English metan "to measure, mete out; compare, estimate" (class V strong verb; past tense mæt, past participle meten), from Proto-Germanic *metan (cognates: 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.
- mete (n.)
- "boundary," now only in phrase metes and bounds, late 15c., from Old French mete "limit, bounds, frontier," from Latin meta "goal, boundary, post, pillar."
- 1. Schools should not mete out physical punishment to children.
- 2. Duly mete out rewards and punishments.
- 3. You did not know the measure you were going to mete me.
- 4. He saddled Mutz, promising to mete out cruel punishment to the thief.
- 5. I will estimate the size of the garden at 1000 square mete.
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