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.

n. a person who receives a gift of real property by a will. The distinction between gifts of real property and personal property is actually blurred, so terms like beneficiary or legatee cover those receiving any gift by a will.


Full Definition of Devisee


devisee is someone who inherits real estate.


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)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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