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

  • n. Law One to whom a conveyance of title or property is made.
  • n. One who is transferred.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person who is transferred
  • n. a person to whom title or ownership is conveyed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The person to whom a transfer in made.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The person to whom a transfer is made.

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

  • n. (law) someone to whom a title or property is conveyed
  • n. someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another

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