Definitions for garnisheeˌgɑr nɪˈʃi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gar•nish•ee*ˌgɑr nɪˈʃi(v.; n.)-nish•eed, -nish•ee•ing

  1. (v.t.)to attach (money or property) by garnishment.

    Category: Law

  2. to serve (a person) with a garnishment.

    Category: Law

  3. (n.)a person served with a garnishment.

    Category: Law

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. garnishee(verb)

    a wage earner who is served with a garnishment

  2. garnishee, garnish(verb)

    take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support

    "His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"

Wiktionary

  1. garnishee(Noun)

    the person whose money is garnished

  2. garnishee(Verb)

    the act of attaching the property sought to be secured.

  3. Origin: A derivative word from garnish: from Germanic warnjan to guard: through Old French garnir: to Middle English

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garnishee(noun)

    one who is garnished; a person upon whom garnishment has been served in a suit by a creditor against a debtor, such person holding property belonging to the debtor, or owing him money

  2. Garnishee(verb)

    to make (a person) a garnishee; to warn by garnishment; to garnish

  3. Garnishee(verb)

    to attach (the fund or property sought to be secured by garnishment); to trustee

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