[ ven-dee ]
/ vɛnˈdi /
Save This Word!
noun Chiefly Law.
the person to whom a thing is sold.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Other definitions for vendee (2 of 2)
[ vahn-dey ]
/ vɑ̃ˈdeɪ /
a department in W France, on the Atlantic: royalist revolt 1793–95. 2,709 sq. mi. (7,015 sq. km). Capital: La Roche-sur-Yon.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use vendee in a sentence
The vendee or purchaser would sue to recover for a broken covenant.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Vendee′, the person to whom a thing is sold; Ven′der, -dor, one who sells; Vendibil′ity.
With the exception of its forests, La Vendee offered no natural advantages for defence.
Outside France there was no idea of the desperate struggle that was going on in La Vendee.
More formidable foes than the peasants had yet met were approaching La Vendee.
British Dictionary definitions for vendee (1 of 2)
/ (vɛnˈdiː) /
mainly law a person to whom something, esp real property, is sold; buyer
British Dictionary definitions for vendee (2 of 2)
/ (French vɑ̃de) /
a department of W France, in Pays-de-la-Loire region: scene of the Wars of the Vendée, a series of peasant-royalist insurrections (1793–95) against the Revolutionary government. Capital: La Roche-sur-Yon. Pop: 565 230 (2003 est). Area: 7016 sq km (2709 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012