mete - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/miːt/
present tense
I/you/we/theymete
he/she/itmetes
present participlemeting
past tensemeted
past participlemeted

phrasal verb

mete out

[transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theymete out
he/she/itmetes out
present participlemeting out
past tensemeted out
past participlemeted out
formal
to give a punishment to someone

The same treatment should be meted out to politicians who break the rules.