Bedeutung von “mete sth out” — Learner’s Dictionary

mete sth out

formal phrasal verb with mete us uk /miːt/ verb present participle meting, past tense and past participle meted

to punish someone:

[ often passive ] Long jail sentences are meted out to drug smugglers.

(Definition von “mete sth out” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)