Definition of mete verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mete

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//miːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//miːt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mete
BrE BrE//miːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//miːt//
 
he / she / it metes
BrE BrE//miːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//miːts//
 
past simple meted
BrE BrE//ˈmiːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmiːtɪd//
 
past participle meted
BrE BrE//ˈmiːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmiːtɪd//
 
-ing form meting
BrE BrE//ˈmiːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmiːtɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English metan ‘measure’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch meten and German messen ‘to measure’, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin meditari ‘meditate’ and Greek medesthai ‘care for’. Phrasal Verbsmete somethingout (to somebody)
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