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Definitions of fee

  1. engage by written agreement; " They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
  2. an interest in land capable of being inherited
  3. a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
  4. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed- on compensation; " Remember to tip the waiter"; " fee the steward"
  5. property; possession; tenure.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. An estate of inheritance supposed to be held either mediately or immediately from the sovereign, and absolutely vested in the owner.
  9. An estate of inheritance belonging to the owner, and transmissible to his heirs, absolutely and simply, without condition attached to the tenure.
  10. To reward for services performed, or to be performed; to recompense; to hire or keep in hire; hence, to bribe.
  11. Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.
  12. Payment for service rendered, especially professional service; as, the doctor's fee; an inherited estate; land held from a superior.
  13. To pay or give a fee to.
  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. To pay a fee to; to hire; - pr. p. feeing; pa. p. feed.
  16. A fief.
  17. Recompense for service; landed estate.
  18. To pay a fee to.
  19. To pay a fee to; tip; hire; bribe.
  20. A payment, as for professional service.
  21. A charge for some privilege.
  22. An estate of inheritance.
  23. Ownership; property.
  24. 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.
  25. To pay a fee to; to hire; to keep in hire.
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Usage examples for fee

  1. I've written out a legal opinion in my best hand, and will deliver it to you, on receiving my fee – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. At that moment, a " red cap," wild for fee made for one of the brand- new leather cases. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  3. Then keep them waiting months for their fee – Ulysses by James Joyce
  4. Starr's fee was twenty dollars. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  5. After such hospitality he would be a base- minded man if he made any suggestion of a fee – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  6. My sister will never call you in, whatever happens; she is a miser, and your fee is three roubles a visit. – Note-Book of Anton Chekhov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
  7. " How about Mr. Fee – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  8. I feel- to quell the heart's bad flame, And bless an enemy, Is richer than all earthly fame- Though the world should be its fee –  by
  9. As Ida Mary paid him the $ 20 fee he stood there for a moment sizing us up. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  10. Moreover the charge imposed for the privilege of operating a motor on the highway is not generally considered a tax, only a mere license or privilege fee – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  11. The fee is very reasonable- one dollar a minute. – Wheels Within by Charles V. De Vet
  12. If he comes across a case, he sits down and does his best with it, may be for a fortnight or a month at a time, and when he has finished with it and got his fee off he goes again. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  13. When they were gone, and I found that it was a fifty dollar bill, old Grimshaw chuckled and said he had hinted to the party that the regular fee for a ride in an airship was one hundred dollars. – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood
  14. Look at the little fee they get. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. I did doubt the certificate, and should have liked to ask what fee the engineer had received. – A Man of Mark by Anthony Hope
  16. Rules were abated, and the entrance- fee fell. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  17. So a carriage was got ready; it was necessary to offer a huge fee to tempt any man out that night, but however that was arranged; and in half an hour the ladies were able to set forth again on their interrupted journey. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  18. Considering everything, that's all the fee I need offer you. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  19. A half- cent seemed to be the fixed fee for anything among these country people. – Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond by Harry A. Franck
  20. " Servants never remember me, yet I always fee better than you do," complained Bee. – Abroad with the Jimmies by Lilian Bell
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