Meaning of “mete out something” in the English Dictionary


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mete out something

/ˈmit ˈɑʊt/ fml
phrasal verb with mete verb

to give or order a punishment:

The prison sentence is the toughest meted out to any of the seven athletes who have pleaded guilty.

(Definition of “mete out something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)