payee
pay·ee /ˌpā-'ē/ n: a person to whom money is to be or has been paid; specif: the person named in a bill of exchange, note, or check as the one to whom the amount is directed to be paid compare drawee, drawer

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

payee
I noun acceptor, assignee, consignee, devisee, donee, drawer, endorsee, grantee, recipient, taker, transferee II index beneficiary, heir, holder, recipient, transferee

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


payee
The one named on a check or promissory note to receive payment.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


payee
n. Any person to whom a debt is to be paid; one to whose order a check or other negotiable instrument is made out.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


payee
The person who is to receive the stated amount of money on a check, bill, or note.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


payee
The person who is to receive the stated amount of money on a check, bill, or note.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

payee
n.
   the one named on a check or promissory note to receive payment.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Payee — Pay*ee , n. The person to whom money is to be, or has been, paid; the person named in a bill or note, to whom, or to whose order, the amount is promised or directed to be paid. See {Bill of exchange}, under {Bill}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • payee — (n.) 1758, from PAY (Cf. pay) (v.) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • payee — ► NOUN ▪ a person to whom money is paid or to be paid …   English terms dictionary

  • payee — [pā ē′] n. the person to whom a payment is made or owed …   English World dictionary

  • payee — person to whom money is paid See drawee A person receiving payment through any form of money transfer method. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * payee pay‧ee [peɪˈiː] noun [countable] 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • Payee — The party in an exchange who receives payment. A payee is paid in cash, check or other transfer medium by a payer, with the payer receiving a good or service in return. The name of the payee is included in the bill of exchange. In the case of a… …   Investment dictionary

  • Payee —   An ISO term. The third party beneficiary in a payment transaction. 25x.   The Payee in a cheque is the person named therein to whom, or to whose order, payment is directed to be made. STR uses the name entered in Beneficiary party as Payee.… …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • payee — UK [ˌpeɪˈiː] / US [ˌpeɪˈɪ] noun [countable] Word forms payee : singular payee plural payees the person who you pay a cheque or money to …   English dictionary

  • payee — A person to whom a payment is made or who is designated in a bill or note as the person to whom payment is to be made. The Commercial Code purports to settle the long continued conflict over the status of the payee as a holder in due course by… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • payee — [[t]peɪi͟ː[/t]] payees N COUNT: usu sing The payee of a cheque or similar document is the person who should receive the money. [FORMAL] Ant: payer …   English dictionary

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