[gran-tee, grahn-]


the receiver of a grant.

Origin of grantee

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at grant, -ee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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law a person to whom a grant is made
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Word Origin and History for grantee

late 15c., from grant (n.) + -ee.

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