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meted

meted


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mete  \Mete\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Meted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Meting}.]  [AS.  metan;  akin  to  D.  meten,  G.  messen,  OHG. 
  mezzan  Icel.  meta,  Sw  m["a]ta,  Goth.  mitan,  L.  modus 
  measure,  moderation,  modius  a  corn  measure,  Gr  ?  to  rule  ? 
  a  corn  measure,  and  ultimately  from  the  same  root  as  E. 
  measure,  L.  metiri  to  measure;  cf  Skr.  m[=a]  to  measure. 
  [root]99.  Cf  {Measure},  {Meet},  a.,  {Mode}.] 
  To  find  the  quantity,  dimensions,  or  capacity  of  by  any  rule 
  or  standard;  to  measure.