Definitions for assigneeə saɪˈni, ˌæs əˈni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

as•sign•eeə saɪˈni, ˌæs əˈni(n.)

  1. a person to whom property is transferred, either in perpetuity or in trust.

    Category: Law

Origin of assignee:

1275–1325; ME < MF

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assignee(noun)

    (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)

Wiktionary

  1. assignee(Noun)

    one to whom a thing is assigned

  2. assignee(Noun)

    one to whom rights or property is being transferred

  3. assignee(Noun)

    one who is appointed to act or speak in place of another; an agent

  4. Origin: assigné

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assignee

    a person to whom an assignment is made; a person appointed or deputed by another to do some act, perform some business, or enjoy some right, privilege, or property; as, an assignee of a bankrupt. See Assignment (c). An assignee may be by special appointment or deed, or be created by jaw; as an executor

  2. Assignee

    in England, the persons appointed, under a commission of bankruptcy, to manage the estate of a bankrupt for the benefit of his creditors

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