What is another word for drawee?

5 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dɹˈawiː], [ dɹˈawiː], [ d_ɹ_ˈa_w_iː]

Drawee is a term used in banking and finance that refers to the person or organization who is directed to make payment in a bill of exchange or check. There are several synonyms that can be used to replace the word drawee in different contexts. For example, when referring to a recipient of funding, one could use payee or receiver. When discussing the legal aspect of payment, the term debtor or obligor can be used. The term customer could also be used when referring to a person making a payment. Ultimately, the choice of synonym for drawee depends on the context of the situation.

Synonyms for Drawee:

What are the hypernyms for Drawee?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for drawee (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Drawee?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Drawee

The bill forms good security, because, when accepted, John Smith is bound to pay the thousand pounds when due, and if he fails, the drawee is liable.
"Political economy"
W. Stanley Jevons
If the drawee acknowledges that this is the case, he signifies it when the bill is presented to him, by writing on the back the word "accepted," together with his name.
"Political economy"
W. Stanley Jevons
In the case of a draft or check, the person ordering the payment is called the drawer; the person addressed, the person drawn upon or the drawee; and the person to be paid, the payee.
"Studies in Civics"
James T. McCleary

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