- grantee gran‧tee [ˌgrɑːnˈtiː ǁ ˌgræn-] noun [countable]LAW a person who is given the legal ownership of land, property, or money:
• The legal ownership of the land was vested in the grantee.
* * *grantee UK US /ɡrɑːn'tiː/ US /ɡræn'tiː/ noun [C]► FINANCE a person or organization that receives a grant: »
Any unused funds should be returned by the grantee at the end of the project.► LAW, PROPERTY a person or organization that legally owns land or property: »
After the transfer of his estate, his former tenant became the legal grantee.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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grantee — grant·ee /gran tē/ n: one to whom a grant is made; specif: one to whom a grant by deed is made Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. grantee … Law dictionary
grantee — gran*tee (gr[.a]n*t[=e] ), n. (Law) The person to whom a grant or conveyance is made. [1913 Webster] His grace will not survive the poor grantee he despises. Burke. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
grantee — late 15c., from GRANT (Cf. grant) (n.) + EE (Cf. ee) … Etymology dictionary
grantee — [gran tē′] n. Law a person to whom a grant is made … English World dictionary
Grantee — The recipient of some type of property. In its most literal sense, a grantee is the recipient of a grant, a sum of money intended to fund a specific undertaking (like a college education or a research project). In real estate, the grantee is the… … Investment dictionary
grantee — grant ► VERB 1) agree to give or allow (something requested) to. 2) give (something) formally or legally to. 3) agree or admit to (someone) that (something) is true. ► NOUN 1) a sum of money given by a government or public body for a particular… … English terms dictionary
grantee — noun Date: 15th century one to whom a grant is made … New Collegiate Dictionary
grantee — /gran tee , grahn /, n. the receiver of a grant. [1400 50; late ME; see GRANT, EE] * * * … Universalium
grantee — noun the person to whom something is granted … Wiktionary
grantee — granÂ·tee || grÃ¦n tÉªË /grÉ‘Ën n. receiver of a grant … English contemporary dictionary