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Definition of Fee

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toll; payment for services rendered; cost of admission; commission; feudal estate
pay to; hire, employ
Fee Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

 arriere fee 
 base fee 
 term fee 
 qualified fee 
 licensing fee 
 retaining fee 
 license fee 
 tenure by fee alms 
 legal fee 
 knight`s fee 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
tuarastal, m.; táille, f.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Dobrwy = n. a bribe; a fee
Dobrwyo = v. to bribe; to fee
Gobr = n. recompense; fee; wages; bride
Gobru = v. to compensate, to fee
Gobrwy = n. reward, fee
Shakespeare Words
grief "grief that hath a single owner" (private grief)
WordNet 2.0

1. a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
(hypernym) fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs
(hyponym) anchorage
2. an interest in land capable of being inherited
(hypernym) interest, stake
(hyponym) fee simple

1. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
(synonym) tip, bung
(hypernym) give, gift, present
Fee Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
The title or owner ship of land; short for "owned in fee." The owner of the fee holds title to the land.
Fee Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
FOR-SERVICE MEDICINE The provision of medical services in return for a monetary fee.
Fee Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
A fee is the price one pays as remuneration for rights or services. Fees usually allow for overhead, wages, costs, and markup.

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Fee may refer to:
  • Fee (remuneration), a payment for services
  • Fee (feudal tenure), (or "Fief, Fiefdom") a feudal landholding
  • Knight's fee, a fief large enough to support a knight
  • Fee simple, a form of estate in land in common law
  • Fee tail, a tenure of an entailed estate in land
  • Mount Fee, a volcanic plug in British Columbia, Canada
  • Fee Glacier, a glacier in the Swiss Alps
  • Fee (band), a Christian rock/worship band
  • Fee (surname), a surname of Irish origin
  • Fei (surname) (transliterated from Putonghua), also "Fee" (transliterated from Cantonese), a Chinese surname (simplified Chinese: 费; traditional Chinese: 費).

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Fee Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
The 'Lectric Law Library
FEE - In specified cost reimbursement pricing arrangements, fee represents an agreed-to amount beyond the initial estimate of costs. In most instances, fee reflects a variety of factors, including risk, and is subject to statutory limitations. Fee may be fixed at the outset of performance, as in a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, or may vary (within a contractually specified minimum-maximum range) as in a cost-plus-incentive fee contract.

Certain perquisites allowed by law to officers concerned in the administration of justice or in the performance of duties required by law as a recompense for their labor and trouble.

The term fees differs from costs in that the former are a recompense to the officer for his services and the latter, an indemnification to the party for money laid out and expended in his suit.

FEE, FEODUM or FEUDUM - Estates. From the French, fief. A fee is an estate which may continue forever. The word fee is explained to signify that the land or other subject of property, belongs to its owner and is transmissible, in the case of an individual, to those whom the law appoints to succeed him, under the appellation of heirs; and in the case of corporate bodies, to those who are to take on themselves the corporate function; and from the manner in which the body is to be continued, are denominated successors.

Estates in fee are of several sorts and have different denominations, according to their several natures and respective qualities. They 'may with propriety be divided into:
    1. Fees simple;
    2. Fees determinable;
    3. Fees qualified;
    4. Fees conditional, and;
    5. Fees tail.

A fee simple is an estate inlands or tenements which, in reference to the ownership of individuals, is not restrained to any heirs in particular, nor subject to any condition or collateral determination except the laws of escheat and the canons of descent, by which it may, be qualified, abridged or defeated. In other words, an estate in fee simple absolute, is an estate limited to a person and his heirs general or indefinite. And the omission of the word `his' will not vitiate the estate, nor are the words "and assigns forever" necessary to create it, although usually added. The word fee simple is sometimes used by the best writers on the law as contrasted with estates tail. In this sense the term comprehends all other fees as well as the estate, properly and in strict propriety of technical language, peculiarly distinguished by this appellation.

A determinable fee is an estate which may continue forever. It is a quality of this estate while it falls under this denomination, that it is liable to be determined by some act or event, expressed on its limitation, to circumscribe its continuance or inferred by the law as bounding its extent. Limitations to a man and his heirs till the marriage of such a person shall take place; till debts shall be paid; until a minor shall attain the age of twenty-one years, are instances of such a determinable fee.

Qualified fee is an interest given on its first limitation, to a man and to certain of his heirs and not to extend to all of them generally, nor confined to the issue of his body. A limitation to a man and his heirs on the part of his father, affords an example of this species of estate.

A conditional fee, in the more general acceptation of the term, is when, to the limitation of an estate a condition is annexed which renders the estate liable to be defeated. In this application of the term, either a determinable or a qualified fee may at the same time be a conditional fee. An estate limited to a man and his heirs, to commence on the performance of a condition, is also frequently described by this appellation.

This entry contains material from Bouvier's Legal Dictionary, a work published in the 1850's.
Courtesy of the 'Lectric Law Library.
USPTO Patent and Trademark Glossary
an amount of money charged for a particular service or product supplied by the USPTO.

-- see How to Pay Fees

Context: General 
By the United States Patent and Trademark Office
HMCS Legal Terms
Monies payable on issue of an claim or subsequent process 
By Her Majesty's Courts Service. Published under Crown Copyright.
Fee Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
american horse racing dictionary
1) Amount paid to a jockey for riding in a race. 2) The cost of nominating, entering or starting a horse in a stakes race.
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