Definition of grantee in US English:



  • A person to whom a grant or conveyance is made.

    • ‘It is the grantor of the licence I am interested in, not the grantee.’
    • ‘In particular, there must be an intention to create legal relations and there must be consideration moving from the grantee to the grantor.’
    • ‘Again, it is essential to consider who, if a grant is to be presumed, are to be the supposed grantors and grantees.’
    • ‘The grantee sued the grantor upon his covenant to maintain the road.’
    • ‘There is, however, rather more of a public interest in whether the grantee of a patent, which turns out to be invalid, is entitled to enforce that patent.’
    successor, heiress, next in line, inheritor, heir apparent, heir presumptive, heir-at-law, descendant, beneficiary, legatee, scion
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