What is another word for meted out?

Pronunciation: [mˈiːtɪd ˈa͡ʊt] (IPA)

Meted out is a common phrase used to describe the act of giving or distributing something in a careful or limited way. Some commonly used synonyms for meted out include dispensed, apportioned, allocated, doled out, assigned, bestowed, distributed, and handed out. These words convey a sense of giving or distributing something to a specific group or individual based on predefined criteria. Other synonyms for meted out include rationed, disbursed, parceled out, and delivered, which all suggest a sense of careful, controlled distribution. Regardless of the specific synonym used, the underlying meaning is often one of fair and measured distribution of resources or rewards.

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What are the hypernyms for Meted out?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for meted out?

Meted out refers to the act of dispensing or distributing something, typically punishment or justice. The antonyms for meted out, on the other hand, indicate forgiveness, mercy, and kindness. Some of the antonyms include pardon, absolve, acquit, exonerate, excuse, and forgive. These words imply letting go of the resentment or bitterness and offering compassion and clemency. They focus on understanding and empathy rather than judgment and punishment. While meting out may be necessary in some cases, it is always important to consider the antonyms and think about what kind of response will create a more positive outcome for everyone involved.

What are the antonyms for Meted out?

Famous quotes with Meted out

  • Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Their precise nature is anyone's guess, though one likely consequence is an onslaught of inflation.
    Warren Buffett
  • The bizarre world of cards is a world of pure power politics where rewards and punishments are meted out immediately.
    Ely Culbertson
  • "Summon him forth," instructed the Will. "Let justice be meted out. There is much to do, you know, Arthur." "You'd think we could 'ave a cup of tea and biscuit first," muttered Suzy.
    Garth Nix
  • We ask no favours of the enemy. We seek from them no compunction. On the contrary, if tonight the people of London were asked to cast their votes as to whether a convention should be entered into to stop the bombing of all cities, an overwhelming majority would cry, "No, we will mete out to the Germans the measure, and more than the measure, they have meted out to us." {applause} The people of London with one voice would say to Hitler: "You have committed every crime under the sun. Where you have been the least resisted there you have been the most brutal. It was you who began the indiscriminate bombing. We remember Warsaw! In the first few days of the war. We remember Rotterdam. We have been newly reminded of your habits by the hideous massacre in Belgrade. We know too well the bestial assaults you're making upon the Russian people, to whom our hearts go out in their valiant struggle! {cheers} We will have no truce or parley with you, or the grisly gang who work your wicked will! You do your worst! — and we will do our best! {sustained cheering} Perhaps it may be our turn soon. Perhaps it may be our turn now."
    Winston Churchill

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