assignee

noun as·sign·ee \ ˌa-sə-ˈnē , ˌa-ˌsī- , ə-ˌsī- \
Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of assignee

1 : a person to whom an assignment is made
2 : a person appointed to act for another
3 : a person to whom a right or property is legally transferred

Examples of assignee in a Sentence

  1. you are hereby authorized as my assignee for the duration of the case

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First Known Use of assignee

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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assignee

noun as·sign·ee \ ˌa-sə-ˈnē, ˌa-ˌsī-, ə-ˌsī- \

legal Definition of assignee

: a person to whom a right or property is transferred


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