do·nee /ˌdō-'nē/ n: one that receives or is granted something (as a gift or power)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun acceptor, beneficiary, devisee, grantee, legatee, recipient II index assignee, beneficiary, devisee, feoffee, grantee, heir, legatee, licensee, payee, recipient, transferee

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

One who receives something from someone else. See also donor

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Someone who receives a gift.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. The recipient of a gift.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

The recipient of a gift. An individual to whom a power of appointment is conveyed.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

The recipient of a gift. An individual to whom a power of appointment is conveyed.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   a person or entity receiving an outright gift or donation.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • donee — do‧nee [ˌdəʊˈniː ǁ ˌdoʊ ] noun [countable] LAW 1. someone who receives money or other valuable things from another person: • All the property given to the donee by the donor will be subject to tax. compare beneficiary 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • Donee — Do*nee , n. [OF. don[ e], F. donn[ e], p. p. See the preceding word.] 1. The person to whom a gift or donation is made. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Anciently, one to whom lands were given; in later use, one to whom lands and tenements are given in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • donee — 1520s; see DONOR (Cf. donor) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • donee — [dō nē′] n. [ DON(OR) + EE1] the recipient of a donation …   English World dictionary

  • donee — The recipient of a gift. One to whom a gift is made or a bequest given. One who is invested with a power of appointment; the party executing a power, otherwise called the appointer. He to whom lands or tenements are given in tail. In old English… …   Black's law dictionary

  • donee — noun Someone who receives a gift from a donor. John became the donee of the bone marrow donated by his brother. See Also: donation, donor …   Wiktionary

  • donee — A person to whom a gift is made; a grantee. donee beneficiary. A third person designated to receive the benefit of performance by one of two contracting parties under the terms of the agreement with the other, who is a stranger to the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • donee — noun Etymology: donor Date: 1523 a recipient of a gift …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • donee — /doh nee /, n. Law. 1. a person to whom a gift is made. 2. a person who has a power of appointment in property. [1515 25; DON(OR) + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • donee — do·nee dō nē n a recipient of biological material (as blood or a graft) * * * do·nee (do neґ) recipient; host (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

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