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Valid words made from Mete

You can make 14 words from 'mete' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'mete'

MEET 6METE 6
TEEM 6TEME 6

3 letters words from 'mete'

EME 5MEE 5
MET 5TEE 3

2 letters words from 'mete'

EE 2EM 4
ET 2ME 4
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of mete

mete emte mtee tmee etme teme meet emet meet emet eemt eemt mtee tmee mete emte teme etme etem teem eetm eetm teem etem

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word mete. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in mete.

Definitions and meaning of mete

mete

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /miːt/
  • Rhymes: -iːt
  • Homophones: meat, meet

Etymology 1

From Middle English meten, from Old English metan (to measure, mete out, mark off, compare, estimate; pass over, traverse), from Proto-Germanic *metaną (to measure), from Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure, consider). Cognate with Scots mete (to measure), Saterland Frisian meete (to measure), West Frisian mjitte (to measure), Dutch meten (to measure), German messen (to measure), Swedish mäta (to measure), Latin modus (limit, measure, target), Ancient Greek μεδίμνος (medímnos, measure, bushel), Ancient Greek μέδεσθαι (médesthai, care for), Old Armenian միտ (mit, mind).

Verb

mete (third-person singular simple present metes, present participle meting, simple past and past participle meted)

  1. (transitive, archaic, poetic, dialectal) To measure.
    • 1611 — King James Version of the Bible, Matthew 7:2
      For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
    • 1870s Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Soothsay, lines 80-83
      the Power that fashions man
      Measured not out thy little span
      For thee to take the meting-rod
      In turn,
  2. (transitive, usually with “out”) To dispense, measure (out), allot (especially punishment, reward etc.).
    • 1833 — Alfred Tennyson, Ulysses
      Match'd with an agèd wife, I mete and dole
      Unequal laws unto a savage race
    • 1929 — Kirby Page, Jesus Or Christianity A Study In Contrasts, p. 31.
      Every generation metes out substantially the same punishment to those who fall far below and those who rise high above its standards.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English mete, borrowed from Old French mete (boundary, boundary marker), from Latin mēta (post, goal, marker). Cognate with the second element in Old English wullmod (distaff).

Noun

mete (plural metes)

  1. A boundary or other limit; a boundary-marker; mere.

Etymology 3

Adjective

mete (comparative more mete, superlative most mete)

  1. Obsolete spelling of meet (suitable, fitting)

Anagrams

  • Teme, etem, meet, teem, teme

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛtɛ]

Verb

mete

  1. third-person singular present indicative of mést

Dutch

Verb

mete

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of meten

Anagrams

  • meet

Estonian

Noun

mete

  1. genitive plural of mesi

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From Saint Dominican Creole French mété, from French mettre (put, put on)

Verb

mete

  1. put
  2. put on

Italian

Noun

mete f

  1. plural of meta

Anagrams

  • teme, temè, temé

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈme.te/, [ˈmɛt̪ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈme.te/, [ˈmɛːt̪ɛ]

Verb

mete

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of metō

Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French mettre. Compare Haitian Creole mete.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mete/

Verb

mete (medial form met)

  1. to put; put on
  2. to set
  3. to wear

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English mete (food) (also met, mett, whence the forms with a short vowel). More at meat.

Alternative forms

  • mæte, meet, meete, mette

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛːt(ə)/, /mɛt/

Noun

mete (plural metes or meten)

  1. Food, nourishment or comestibles; that which is eaten:
    1. A store or supply of food.
    2. An individual serving of food, especially when cooked.
    3. Meat; the (usually cooked) flesh of animals as (an item of) food.
    4. Food that animals eat (including prey or lures)
  2. The act of dining; a lunch.
Derived terms
  • bake mete
  • meteles
Descendants
  • English: meat
  • Scots: mete, met, meit, mait
  • Yola: met, maate
References
  • “mē̆te, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 2

From Old French mete (boundary, mere), from Latin mēta. More at mete.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛːt(ə)/

Noun

mete

  1. boundary, target, point, position
Descendants
  • English: mete

Etymology 3

From Old English ġemǣte (suitable, meet), from Proto-Germanic *mētijaz, a variant of *mētiz. More at meet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛːt(ə)/

Alternative forms

  • meete

Adjective

mete

  1. suitable, fitting, appropriate
  2. pleasing, accommodating, useful
  3. right in shape or size, well-fitting
Descendants
  • English: meet
  • Scots: mete, meit

Adverb

mete

  1. appropriately
  2. copiously

References

  • The Middle English Dictionary (M.E.D.)[1]
  • Riverside Chaucer[2]

Old English

Alternative forms

  • met, mett, mette

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *mati.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈme.te/

Noun

mete m

  1. food

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Middle English: mete, mæte, meet, meete, mette
    • English: meat
    • Scots: mete, met, meit, mait
    • Yola: met, maate

Old Frisian

Alternative forms

  • meit, met

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *mati.

Noun

mete

  1. food, especially sustenance (as opposed to desserts, snacks, or sweets)

Descendants

  • North Frisian: meet

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.t(ʃ)i/
  • Hyphenation: me‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɛt(ʃ)i

Verb

mete

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of meter
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of meter

Rawa

Adjective

mete

  1. good

References

  • Norma Toland, Donald Toland, Reference Grammar of the Karo/Rawa Language (1991)

Serbo-Croatian

Verb

mete (Cyrillic spelling мете)

  1. third-person singular present of mesti

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmete/, [ˈme.t̪e]

Verb

mete

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of meter.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of meter.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of meter.

Walloon

Etymology

From Old French metre, from Latin mittō, mittere (send).

Verb

mete

  1. to put

Conjugation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to distribute by measure.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)