donee
noun Etymology: donor Date: 1523 a recipient of a gift

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • donee — do·nee /ˌdō nē/ n: one that receives or is granted something (as a gift or power) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. donee …   Law dictionary

  • donee — do‧nee [ˌdəʊˈniː ǁ ˌdoʊ ] noun [countable] LAW 1. someone who receives money or other valuable things from another person: • All the property given to the donee by the donor will be subject to tax. compare beneficiary 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • Donee — Do*nee , n. [OF. don[ e], F. donn[ e], p. p. See the preceding word.] 1. The person to whom a gift or donation is made. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Anciently, one to whom lands were given; in later use, one to whom lands and tenements are given in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • donee — 1520s; see DONOR (Cf. donor) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • donee — [dō nē′] n. [ DON(OR) + EE1] the recipient of a donation …   English World dictionary

  • donee — The recipient of a gift. One to whom a gift is made or a bequest given. One who is invested with a power of appointment; the party executing a power, otherwise called the appointer. He to whom lands or tenements are given in tail. In old English… …   Black's law dictionary

  • donee — The recipient of a gift. One to whom a gift is made or a bequest given. One who is invested with a power of appointment; the party executing a power, otherwise called the appointer. He to whom lands or tenements are given in tail. In old English… …   Black's law dictionary

  • donee — noun Someone who receives a gift from a donor. John became the donee of the bone marrow donated by his brother. See Also: donation, donor …   Wiktionary

  • donee — A person to whom a gift is made; a grantee. donee beneficiary. A third person designated to receive the benefit of performance by one of two contracting parties under the terms of the agreement with the other, who is a stranger to the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • donee — /doh nee /, n. Law. 1. a person to whom a gift is made. 2. a person who has a power of appointment in property. [1515 25; DON(OR) + EE] * * * …   Universalium

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