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bailee

Definition:

the agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered

Class:

person noun (people)

Related to:

bail

Plural:

bailees

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

"bail" + "-ee"
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Bailment

describes a legal relationship in common law where physical possession of personal property, or a chattel, is transferred from one person to another person who subsequently has possession of the property. It arises when a person gives property to... (39 of 1500 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Bailment

Collins Dictionary:

bailee [contract law]

a person to whom the possession of goods is transferred under a bailment (13 of 284 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/bailee

Oxford Dictionary:

bailee [law]

a person or party to whom goods are delivered for a purpose, such as custody or repair, without transfer of ownership (21 of 44 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/bailee

bailee

Syllabification: (bail·ee) | [law] | a person or party to whom goods are delivered for a purpose, such as custody or repair, without transfer of ... (23 of 43 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/bailee

Wiktionary:

bailee [law] | bailees [plural]

One who holds bailed property; one who takes possession of the property of another (called a bailor) in order to keep that property safe for the other. (27 of 29 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/bailee

Merriam-Webster:

bailee

the person to whom personal property is bailed (8 of 19 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/bailee

New World Dictionary:

bailee

the party to whom property is delivered under contract of bailment (11 of 17 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bailee

Random House Dictionary:

bailee [law]

a person to whom personal property is delivered in bailment. (10 of 16 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/bailee

American Heritage Dictionary:

bailee

A person to whom property is bailed. (7 of 10 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bailee

Britannica Encyclopedia:

agent [computer science] | softbot ("software robot") [synonym]

a computer program that performs various actions continuously and autonomously on behalf of an individual or an organization. For example, an agent ... (22 of 333 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/705121​/agent

Macmillan British Dictionary:

agent [countable] | agents [plural]

a person or company that does business for another person or company, for ... | someone who works for a country's secret service and collects secret ... (25 of 147 words, 3 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/agent

Cambridge Dictionary:

agent [entry 1]

a person who acts for or represents another | a person who represents an actor, artist or writer (17 of 34 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 1

agent [entry 2]

someone who works secretly for the government or other organization (10 of 20 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 2

agent [entry 3]

a person or thing that produces a particular effect or change (11 of 35 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 3

Columbia Encyclopedia:

bail

in law, procurement of release from prison of a person awaiting trial or an appeal, by the deposit of security to insure his submission at the ... (26 of 172 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0805779​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

bailee [British] | bailees [plural]

somebody to whom goods are temporarily entrusted by bailment (9 of 24 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561501193​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

New World Dictionary:

bailee

Origin: "bail" + "-ee"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bailee

bail

Origin: Middle English and Old French, power, control, custody from Old French ... | Middle English and Old French baille, bucket from Vulgar Latin ... (22 of 72 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bail

-ee

Origin: Anglo-French and Old French , originally masculine ending of past participle of verbs in -er from Latin -atus: see "-ate"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/ee-suffix

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

bailee [contract law]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "bailee"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/bailee

the Free Dictionary:

bailee

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "bailee"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "bailee"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "bailee" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/bailee

Google Dictionary:

bailee | bailees [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "bailee"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=bailee

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

bailee

Audio: North American pronunciation of "bailee"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=bailee​01 word=bailee

YourDictionary Audio:

bailee

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "bailee" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bailee

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