Part of speech: noun

The person to whom property or rights are granted.

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Usage examples "grantee":

  1. Ramierez kept a fonda or hostelry on a small estate,- the last of many leagues formerly owned by the Spanish grantee, his landlord,- and had a wife of some small coquetries and redundant charms. - "From Sand Hill to Pine", Bret Harte.
  2. The person buying the property is known as the Grantee. - "Business Hints for Men and Women", Alfred Rochefort Calhoun.
  3. Usually a deed need not be read to the grantee, nor can he avoid it because he did not know the contents, except when fraud has been practised on him. - "Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman", Albert Sidney Bolles.