grantee

[ gran-tee, grahn- ]
/ grænˈti, grɑn- /

noun

the receiver of a grant.

Nearby words

  1. grant, ulysses simpson,
  2. grant-in-aid,
  3. grant-maintained,
  4. granta,
  5. granted,
  6. granth,
  7. grantham,
  8. granthi,
  9. grantor,
  10. grants

Origin of grantee

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at grant, -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for grantee

grantee

/ (ɡrɑːnˈtiː) /

noun

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

grantee

n.

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

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