- an estate of inheritance in land, either absolute and without limitation to any particular class of heirs (fee simple ) or limited to a particular class of heirs (fee tail ).
- an inheritable estate in land held of a feudal lord on condition of the performing of certain services.
- a territory held in fee.
Origin of fee
OTHER WORDS FROM feefeeless, adjectiveo·ver·fee, nounsu·per·fee, noun
Words nearby fee
How to use fee in a sentence
The corporate partners pay a subscription fee per year to post courses, and students can access all courses for free.Forage, formerly InsideSherpa, raises $9.3 million Series A for virtual work experiences|Natasha Mascarenhas|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
Unless he gets a respite from another court, the rapper will appear on just 12 ballots, three of them in states where he needed only to pay a fee for access.
With corporate travel you can cancel change fees but sometimes you still won’t get the full refund on the ticket.Are you ready to start traveling for work again? TripActions’ CEO is banking on it|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
The firm has 45 commitments from investors, including many in the $1 billion range, it said without specifying whether the money is heading into the high-fee Pure Alpha hedge funds or low fee long-only products.The losses continue to pile up for hedge fund king Ray Dalio|Bernhard Warner|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Now Arm is being acquired by one of those competitors, which may use its position to hike licensing and royalty fees on its rivals or to deny them access to the latest technology.Why Nvidia’s purchase of Arm worries the U.K. tech sector|Jeremy Kahn|September 14, 2020|Fortune
These “free” games display ads, often in obnoxious places, in lieu of the entry fee.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The user fee on duck stamps goes exclusively to funding federal acquisition of wetlands as wildlife habitat.
The Federal Duck Stamp Act raised the fee on stamps needed to hunt waterfowl on federal land from $15 to $25.
Meanwhile CBS announced a similar deal this year that will offer their catalogue of shows online for a monthly fee.
For a large fee, you could be pushed down the boardwalk on a rolling wicker chair by a black worker.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was proud of my début as an arbitrator, especially as it was rewarded by, what seemed to me then, a very handsome fee.
A country girl, riding by a turnpike-road without paying toll, the gate-keeper hailed her and demanded his fee.
If you killed on a job Carlson considered the danger greater and pushed up his fee accordingly.
If upon a boat, let one of the servants perform this office, being careful to fee him for it.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
When the Turks saw a destroyer come bustling up at an unusual hour they said to themselves, "fee faw fum!"Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for fee
- law (of land) in absolute ownership
- archaic in complete subjection