transferee [trans-fuh-ree] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person who is transferred or removed, as from one place to another.
  2. Law. a person to whom a transfer is made, as of property.

Origin of transferee First recorded in 1730–40; transfer + -ee Examples from the Web for transferee Historical Examples of transferee

  • An assignment of a chattel mortgage apart from the debt secured, passes no interest to the transferee.

    Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3


  • Secondly, that it was a new power which he erected, and that he was not merely the transferee of the power of the Perseid line.

    Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3

    W. E. Gladstone

  • The transferee cannot acquire a better title than the party from whom he took it had ( 36).

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7


  • Each is “a transferee by virtue of section 18 of a limited portion of the copyright in that particular composition.”

    A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the Crown,

    E. J. MacGillivray

  • In the transfer of shares, do you require the name of the transferee to be submitted and approved before the transfer is made?

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips

  • British Dictionary definitions for transferee transferee noun

    1. property law a person to whom property is transferred
    2. a person who is transferred

    Word Origin and History for transferee n.

    1590s, “one who is transferred;” 1736 as “one to whom a transfer is made;” from transfer (v.) + -ee.

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