Definition of payee
: one to whom money is or is to be paid The payee must endorse the back of the check.
Examples of payee in a Sentence
The payee must endorse the back of the check.
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First Known Use of payee
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Definition of payee for English Language Learners
: a person or organization that receives money : a person or organization that is paid
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