Definition of Promisee

1. Noun. A person to whom a promise is made.

Generic synonyms: Communicator
Derivative terms: Promise, Promise



Definition of Promisee

1. n. The person to whom a promise is made.

Definition of Promisee

1. Noun. A person who receives a promise. ¹

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Definition of Promisee

1. one who is promised something [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Promisee

prominencies
prominency
prominent
prominently
promines
prominin
promis'd
promiscuities
promiscuity
promiscuously
promiscuousness
promise
promised
promised one
promisee (current term)
promisees
promiseless
promiser
promisers
promises
promisest
promiseth
promising
promisingly
promisor
promisors
promissive
promissorily
promissory

Literary usage of Promisee

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1. Principles of Contract at Law and in Equity: A Treatise on the General by Frederick Pollock, Gustavus Henry Wald, Samuel Williston (1906)
"Rights of the promisee. It is when the rights of the promisee are considered that the difficulties in the American law become apparent. ..."

2. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"Contract to discharge a debt of the promisee. ... If the promisor breaks his promise the promisee suffers material damage, namely, the amount of the ..."

3. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1919)
"Consideration moving to promisor, but not from promisee—English theory. In case '2, the consideration may consist of a legal right which A acquires from a ..."

4. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"2082 PAGE ON CONTRACTS co-promisee for the letter's interest in the contract.4 The administrator of the deceased joint promisee can not sue without joining ..."

5. Principles of the Law of Contract: With a Chapter on the Law of Agency by William Reynell Anson, Arthur Linton Corbin (1919)
"No notice of his assent by the beneficiary to the promisor is necessary.2 Prior to assent by the beneficiary the promisee may perhaps have the power to ..."

6. American Business Law: With Legal Forms by John James Sullivan (1920)
"(D) Consideration may consist of either a benefit to the promisor or a detriment to the promisee 64. A " promisor " is one who makes a promise. ..."

7. Commentaries on the Law of Wills: Embracing Execution, Interpretation and by John E. Alexander (1917)
"Acceptance of Other Gifts by promisee May Waive His Rights Under the Agreement. The fact that the promisor, during his life, had made gifts to the promisee, ..."

8. Principles of Contract: Being a Treatise on the General Principles by Sir Frederick Pollock (1885)
"Default of promisee discharges promisor, and may be treated as breach, or makes contract voidable at his option. Roberts v. Bury Commissioners, to. ..."

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