Define: Devisee

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Definition: Devisee


Quick Summary of Devisee


One who receives a gift of real property through a will. Also known as a distributee.



What is the dictionary definition of Devisee?

Dictionary Definition


a person to whom something, especially real estate, is left by the terms of a will.


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Synonyms For Devisee


legatee, heir, beneficiary, recipient, donee


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Devisee are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th December 2019.