a person to whom a check, money, etc., is payable.
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How to use payee in a sentence
Payees are unlikely to be paid multiple times and Snapchat has only committed to operate the program through the end of this year.‘I don’t know if it’s ever going to die’: Advertisers grapple with the GRP’s grip on the TV and streaming ad market | Tim Peterson | November 25, 2020 | Digiday
As the payee was induced to take the note on A's statement of its genuineness, he could not escape payment.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
But the insertion by the payee of the words "interest" after the making of a note by authority of maker will not vitiate it.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The payee, a respectable merchant of Richmond, presented it in person, and there was no doubt of its genuineness.The Supplies for the Confederate Army | Caleb Huse
He say he knock hellee outee me allee time I come for payee.Stories in Light and Shadow | Bret Harte
When necessary the name of the payee is also removed and another name inserted.Practical Instruction for Detectives | Emmerson W. Manning
British Dictionary definitions for payee
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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