There are 2 definitions of mete in English:

mete1

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Pronunciation: /miːt
 
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verb

[with object] (mete something out)

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', Greek medesthai 'care for', also by meet2.

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There are 2 definitions of mete in English:

mete2

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Pronunciation: /miːt
 
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noun

(usually metes and bounds) • historical
  • A boundary or boundary stone.
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    • In my opinion any part of a building which is defined by metes and bounds is ‘premises’ in respect of which a licence can be granted, provided it is in the justices' opinion structurally adapted for the sale of liquor.’

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin meta 'boundary, goal'.

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