Payee meaning

pā-ē
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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.

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One to whom money is paid.
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Any person to whom a debt is to be paid; one to whose order a check or other negotiable instrument is made out.
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The person to whom a payment is made or owed.
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One to whom money is paid.
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Origin of payee

  • pay +"Ž -ee (“object of action")

    From Wiktionary