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synonyms for meted

  • deal
  • divide
  • dole
  • give
  • lot
  • measure
  • parcel
  • portion
  • ration
  • share
  • admeasure
  • allocate
  • allot
  • allow
  • apportion
  • assign
  • dispense
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antonyms for meted

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  • collect
  • combine
  • gather
  • hold
  • join
  • keep
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How to use meted in a sentence

The most severe punishment, loss of vacation days, was meted out to nine officers.
PROPUBLICA’S “NYPD FILES” WINS JOHN JAY COLLEGE/HARRY FRANK GUGGENHEIM AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE REPORTINGBY PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 11, 2021PROPUBLICA
He was obsessive about lifting weights, according to former Maine Coach Jack Cosgrove, and as his body grew into its eventual 311-pound frame, so did his confidence to mete out punishment.
A 300-POUND FORMER DEFENSIVE LINEMAN HAS BECOME AN OFFENSIVE PLAYMAKER FOR THE RAVENSROMAN STUBBSJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Their execution, “was the swiftest punishment ever meted out under the Lindbergh Law,” one news article said, referring to the federal kidnapping statute passed by Congress after the historic Lindbergh kidnapping.
THE LAST TIME A WOMAN WAS EXECUTED FOR A FEDERAL CRIME, A KIDNAPPING RIVETED THE NATIONSAMANTHA SCHMIDTJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A trailer for the film posted a few months later shows Profitt starring as Detective John Davis, who resigns from his department to mete out justice on his own terms.
HOW CRIMINAL COPS OFTEN AVOID JAILBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSSEPTEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
In my family, I felt anyway, like love was somewhat proportionately meted out according to your accomplishments.
INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He had apparently forgotten the terrible role he had accepted and the doom he had meted out to her enemies.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
A much milder punishment was meted out to the Comtesse de Soissons.
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More tragic even was the punishment meted out to the Jewish informers who betrayed their people to the enemy.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Another bloody tyrant was dead, by the violence which he had meted out to so many others, and they were glad.
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