Definitions of fee

  1. To reward for services performed, or to be performed; to recompense; to hire or keep in hire; hence, to bribe.
  2. To pay a fee to; to hire; - pr. p. feeing; pa. p. feed.
  3. To pay a fee to.
  4. To pay a fee to; tip; hire; bribe.
  5. To pay a fee to; to hire; to keep in hire.
  6. an interest in land capable of being inherited
  7. a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
  8. property; possession; tenure.
  9. Reward or compensation for services rendered or to be rendered; especially, payment for professional services, of optional amount, or fixed by custom or laws; charge; pay; perquisite; as, the fees of lawyers and physicians; the fees of office; clerk's fees; sheriff's fees; marriage fees, etc.
  10. A right to the use of a superior's land, as a stipend for services to be performed; also, the land so held; a fief.
  11. An estate of inheritance supposed to be held either mediately or immediately from the sovereign, and absolutely vested in the owner.
  12. An estate of inheritance belonging to the owner, and transmissible to his heirs, absolutely and simply, without condition attached to the tenure.
  13. Payment for service rendered, especially professional service; as, the doctor's fee; an inherited estate; land held from a superior.
  14. Price paid for services, as to a lawyer or physician; recompense; a grant of land for feudal service; an unconditional inheritance ( often termed fee simple); possession; ownership.
  15. A fief.
  16. Recompense for service; landed estate.
  17. A payment, as for professional service.
  18. A charge for some privilege.
  19. An estate of inheritance.
  20. Ownership; property.
  21. Recompense or compensation for services, specially for professional services, prescribed in many cases by law or custom; an estate held of a superior on certain conditions; originally feudal service; an heritable or inherited estate; property.