Definitions for garnisheeˌgɑr nɪˈʃi

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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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