a person who is transferred or removed, as from one place to another.
Law. a person to whom a transfer is made, as of property.

Origin of transferee

First recorded in 1730–40; transfer + -ee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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property law a person to whom property is transferred
a person who is transferred
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Word Origin and History for transferee

1590s, "one who is transferred;" 1736 as "one to whom a transfer is made;" from transfer (v.) + -ee.

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