Payee Definition

pā-ē
payees
noun
The person to whom a payment is made or owed.
Webster's New World
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.
YourDictionary
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

Other Word Forms of Payee

Noun

Singular:
payee
Plural:
payees

Origin of Payee

  • pay +"Ž -ee (“object of action")

    From Wiktionary

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