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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mete mean? 

METE (noun)
  The noun METE has 1 sense:

1. a line that indicates a boundary

  Familiarity information: METE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

METE (noun)

Sense 1mete [BACK TO TOP]


A line that indicates a boundary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


border; borderline; boundary line; delimitation; mete

Hypernyms ("mete" is a kind of...):

bound; boundary; bounds (the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mete"):

circumference (the boundary line encompassing an area or object)

fence line (a boundary line created by a fence)

property line (the boundary line between two pieces of property)

state boundary; state line (the boundary between two states)

Instance hyponyms:

Green Line (the border marking the boundaries of the land that Israel won in its 1948 war of independence)

Line of Control (a 450-mile line that is supposed to indicate the boundary between the part of Kashmir controlled by India and the part controlled by Pakistan)

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