fee

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noun

verb (used with object), feed, fee·ing.

to give a fee to.
Chiefly Scot. to hire; employ.

Origin of fee

1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French fie, variant of fief fief. See feudal

Related forms

fee·less, adjectiveo·ver·fee, nounsu·per·fee, noun
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fee

/ (fiː) /

noun


verb fees, feeing or feed

rare to give a fee to
mainly Scot to hire for a fee

Derived Forms

feeless, adjective

Word Origin for fee

C14: from Old French fie, of Germanic origin; see fief
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