- a person to whom a check, money, etc., is payable.
Origin of payee
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Examples from the Web for payee
If the remitter or payee be a Peer or a Bishop, his ordinary title is sufficient.Canadian Postal Guide
Not the association of bankruptcy—no; as you represent the payee!The Outcry
The date was filled in, and the name of her son as the payee.The Scarlet Feather
He say he knock hellee outee me allee time I come for payee.Stories in Light and Shadow
That is, he writes his name thereon, before the payee indorses it.
- the person to whom a cheque, money order, etc, is made out
- a person to whom money is paid or due
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Word Origin and History for payee
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