1. Removed, taken away, driven off, carried or lifted up or away, obtained, got (of sthg purchased or won).
Kua peke te vaka i te ngaru.
The canoe has been carried away by the waves;
Kua peke te parūnu i te matangi.
The balloon was taken away by the wind;
Kua peke iā ‘ai te pātikara?
Who has taken the bicycle?
Kua peke te pi‘a ki runga i te torōka.
The crates have been taken away on the truck;
Kua tu‘e ‘aia i te kapu nū ki runga i te mataara kia peke i te pae.
He kicked the bits of coconut shell away to the side of the road;
E paripari koe i te pakā nū ‘ei ‘akakā i te a‘i kia peke te namu.
Chop some bark off the coconut tree and put it on the fire to drive the mosquitoes away;
Kua peke tō‘ou no‘o‘anga iāia.
He has taken your seat;
Tārau‘ia ki te rākau kia peke mai.
Hook it in with a stick;
Kua ‘akakakekake rāua i te moni o te mōtokā,ē te ‘openga,kua peke iāia.
They bid against each other for the car and he got it in the end;
Kua rekareka rātou nō tei peke ia rātou te kapu o te pāpōro.
They were delighted that they had won the cricket cup.
2. Disappeared, gone away (of physical or emotional states).
Kua peke te mamae i tōku mīmiti.
My headache has gone;
Kua peke te kona o tērā tangata.
That fellow has sobered up now;
Kua peke tōna riri.
His anger subsided.
3. Cleared, met, paid (of a debt or price), served (of a gaol sentence).
Kua peke tāku kaio‘u.
I’ve paid what I owe;
Kā peke iā koe i te tūtaki i tāna moni?
Can you refund his money?;
Kā peke iā koe tēia mōtokā i te ‘oko?
Can you meet the price of this car?;
Kua peke tāna utunga.
He has served his sentence (or paid his fine).
4. Defeated, beaten.
Kua peke rātou ia mātou i tō mātou pūtōtō taura‘anga.
They lost to us in the tug-of-war.
(see pekepeke1, ‘akapeke(peke), ‘īpeke(peke), tūpeke(peke), ‘ūpeke-(peke).)