What does the word Mete mean?

Usage examples for Mete

  1. The editors are paid, in some instances very handsomely, for their superintendence; and it is scarcely to be expected that they should always mete out the severest justice on works by the sale of which their employers are enriched. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  2. Let us have one moral standard for men and women, for both sexes, and mete out to each the same punishment for violation of its restrictions. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn