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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person to whom money has been or is to be paid.

Usage examples (34)
  • The payee received a check for the amount she was owed by her employer.
  • A payee is an account that does not send you a bill regularly, such as a mortgage, landlord, or car payment.
  • A crossed cheque can only be paid directly into the account of the person or organisation - known as the payee - to which it is made out.
  • A European consul in favour of one of his trading countrymen; the former when the payee was a friendless Persian. for more
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