Associations to the word «Fee»

Wiktionary

FEE, noun. (feudal law) 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.
FEE, noun. (legal) An inheritable estate in land held of a feudal lord on condition of the performing of certain services.
FEE, noun. (legal) An estate of inheritance in land, either absolute and without limitation to any particular class of heirs (fee simple) or limited to a particular class of heirs (fee tail).
FEE, noun. (obsolete) Property; owndom; estate.
FEE, noun. (obsolete) Money paid or bestowed; payment; emolument.
FEE, noun. (obsolete) A prize or reward. Only used in the set phrase "A finder's fee" in Modern English.
FEE, noun. A monetary payment charged for professional services.
FEE, verb. To reward for services performed, or to be performed; to recompense; to hire or keep in hire; hence, to bribe.
FEE SCHEDULE, noun. A list or table, whether ordered or not, showing fixed fees for goods or services.
FEE SCHEDULE, noun. The actual set of fees to be charged.
FEE SIMPLE, noun. The private ownership of property (real estate) in which the owner has the right to control, use, and transfer the property at will.
FEE SIMPLE DETERMINABLE, noun. (legal) A defeasible fee created with clear durational language expressing a condition (e.g. "so long as", "until", "while") which causes ownership of a property to revert to the grantor upon the occurrence of that condition.
FEE SIMPLE SUBJECT TO CONDITION SUBSEQUENT, noun. (legal) A defeasible fee created with language reserving the right of the grantor to reclaim ownership of the land upon the occurrence of a specified condition (e.g. "if X event occurs, grantor reserves the right to reenter and retake"); upon occurrence of the condition, the grantor may decide to retake ownership or not.
FEE SIMPLE SUBJECT TO EXECUTORY INTEREST, noun. (legal) A defeasible fee created with clear durational language expressing a condition (e.g. "so long as", "until", "while") which causes ownership of a property to revest in a third party identified by the grantor if that condition comes about.
FEE SIMPLE SUBJECT TO EXECUTORY LIMITATION, noun. (legal) Alternate name for a fee simple subject to executory interest.
FEE SIMPLES DETERMINABLE, noun. Plural of fee simple determinable
FEE SIMPLES SUBJECT TO CONDITION SUBSEQUENT, noun. Plural of fee simple subject to condition subsequent
FEE SIMPLES SUBJECT TO EXECUTORY INTEREST, noun. Plural of fee simple subject to executory interest
FEE SIMPLES SUBJECT TO EXECUTORY LIMITATION, noun. Plural of fee simple subject to executory limitation
FEE TAIL, noun. (legal) (obsolete) An estate in land in common law wherein the land is inherited, but can not be sold, devised by will, or otherwise alienated by the owner, but which passes by operation of law to the owner's heirs upon his death.

Dictionary definition

FEE, noun. A fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services.
FEE, noun. An interest in land capable of being inherited.
FEE, verb. Give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward".

Wise words

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