drawee
noun Date: 1766 the party on which an order or bill of exchange is drawn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • drawee — draw·ee /drȯ ē/ n: the party (as a bank) on which a draft is drawn compare drawer, payee Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • drawee — draw*ee , n. (Law) The person on whom an order or bill of exchange is drawn; the correlative of drawer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drawee — [drô΄ē′] n. the party that the drawer directs, by means of a bill of exchange, order, draft, etc., to pay money over to a third party (called payee) …   English World dictionary

  • drawee — The party to whom a check or draft is written. Also called payee. American Banker Glossary The party who is directed to pay as specified in a draft. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * drawee draw‧ee [ˌdrɔːˈiː ǁ ˌdrɒː ] noun [countable] BANKING …   Financial and business terms

  • drawee — The person on whom a bill or draft is drawn. A person to whom a bill of exchange or draft is directed, and who is requested to pay the amount of money therein mentioned. The drawee of a check is the bank on which it is drawn. When drawee accepts …   Black's law dictionary

  • drawee — The person on whom a bill or draft is drawn. A person to whom a bill of exchange or draft is directed, and who is requested to pay the amount of money therein mentioned. The drawee of a check is the bank on which it is drawn. When drawee accepts …   Black's law dictionary

  • drawee — 1) The person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn (i.e. to whom it is addressed). The drawee will accept it and pay it on maturity. 2) The bank on whom a cheque is drawn, i.e. the bank holding the account of the individual or company that wrote… …   Accounting dictionary

  • drawee — 1) The person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn (i. e. to whom it is addressed). The drawee will accept it (see acceptance) and pay it on maturity. 2) The bank on whom a cheque is drawn, i. e. the bank holding the account of the individual or… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • drawee — /draw ee /, n. Finance. a person on whom an order, draft, or bill of exchange is drawn. [1760 70; DRAW + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • drawee — noun The party directed to pay the amount of a draft or check. See Also: drawer …   Wiktionary

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