- The definition of a payee is the person to whom money is being paid.
An example of payee is the name of the grocery store written on the check.
This is where you would write the payee's name on a check.
the person to whom a payment is made or owed
One to whom money is paid.
payee - Legal Definition
Any person to whom a debt is to be paid; one to whose order a check or other negotiable instrument is made out.