mete out


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Verb1.mete out - administer or bestow, as in small portionsmete out - administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks"
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
allot, portion, assign - give out; "We were assigned new uniforms"
reallot - allot again; "They were realloted additional farm land"
deal - distribute cards to the players in a game; "Who's dealing?"
apply, give - give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose"

mete out

verb distribute, portion, assign, administer, ration, dispense, allot, dole out, share out, apportion, deal out, measure out, parcel out, divide out His father meted out punishment with a slipper.
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Say what you please to Tars Tarkas, he can mete out no worse fate to me than a continuation of the horrible existence we are forced to lead in this life."
Inc.'s chief operating officer amid the water supply shortage in the company's service area is not enough and regulators should mete out heavy penalties, according to the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan).
About restrictions on US diplomats in Pakistan he said this is a set procedure that what treatment other countries will mete out to our diplomatic staff , the same treatment will be meted out to the diplomatic staff of these countries.