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verb as in administer, distribute

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Poshmark started taking applications from eligible sellers on Thursday for the company’s second round of its Heart and Hustle Fund, a $500,000 pot of money that the platform plans to mete out this summer.

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A company that has a just clause policy “has to show that the discipline that was meted out to a particular worker was proportionate to the alleged thing that they did wrong,” DeCarava said.

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The stories are ideal for short trips, and the collection will appeal to listeners from nonage to senectitude, as long as they enjoy justice meted out with merry malice.

Arlington’s county manager does not want a civilian group to have the power to launch investigations of police conduct and mete out discipline.

That includes 11 countries in which death is the punishment meted out for those convicted of homosexuality and other “crimes” of sexual and gender non-conformity.

Womankind has long known that style can be used as a weapon to mete out psychological torment.

Navarro worries that may mean the politically powerful Flores family will mete out their own brand of justice.

That's why Google has decided to slowly mete out the "invites" to its new Google Voice telephone service.

Indeed, Uncle Frank must endeavor to keep in mind, that with what measure we mete it shall be measured to us again.

For with what judgment you judge, you shall be judged: and with what measure you mete, it shall be measured to you again.

Nothing would be more unworthy of this nation, than with a mean and mechanical rule, to mete out the splendour of the Crown.

Nan ancre seruant ne ahte bi rihte to easkin iset hure bute mete hure ha mei flutte bi; ant godes milce.

Petruchio, in "The Taming of the Shrew," calls the tailor's measuring-yard his mete-yard.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mete, such as: deal, divide, dole, give, lot, and measure.

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