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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One to whom money is paid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One to whom money is paid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The person to whom money is to be, or has been, paid; the person named in a bill or note, to whom, or to whose order, the amount is promised or directed to be paid. See Bill of exchange, under Bill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person to whom money is paid or is to be paid; specifically, in law, the party in whose favor the promise or direction to pay negotiable paper is expressed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person to whom money is paid

Etymologies

pay +‎ -ee (“object of action”) (Wiktionary)

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