- 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.
verb (used with object), feed, fee·ing.
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Origin of fee
OTHER WORDS FROM feefeeless, adjectiveo·ver·fee, nounsu·per·fee, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for fee
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
The Federal Duck Stamp Act raised the fee on stamps needed to hunt waterfowl on federal land from $15 to $25.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile CBS announced a similar deal this year that will offer their catalogue of shows online for a monthly fee.
Instead, your $25 entry fee gets you a sketchbook that appears handmade.
This fee, however, was not “global” enough to include hospital charges or anything else on a long list of exclusions.
I began with the simplest cost I could think of, the fee for some routine blood work I had scheduled for later that month.
That doctor who came daily, fee or no fee, to visit the sick one, was he really a good doctor?Dust of New York|Konrad Bercovici
Now therell be a ten dollar fee to payyou have a little money?The Bail Jumper|Robert J. C. Stead
I would have paid that fee myself, but I want money now as I leave town tonight.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 1, 1853-1866|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
These will be found to be supportable matters, as well as the Fee of Office, which is our ground-work.
If the deceased died in a hospital, infirmary, or lunatic asylum, the medical witness is not paid any fee.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for fee
- law (of land) in absolute ownership
- archaic in complete subjection