Fee - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fiː|  American pronunciation of the word fee
Brit.  |fiː|  British pronunciation of the word fee

noun

- a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
- an interest in land capable of being inherited

verb

- give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on(syn: bung, tip)

Examples

The admission fee is $10.

a credit card with no annual fee

The tuition fees went up this year.

We returned the library book late and had to pay a late fee.

His insurance covers the doctor's fee.

They paid a fortune in legal fees.

...the townspeople fee country lasses as housemaids, nurses, and cooks...

The health club charges an annual membership fee.

Cable TV subscribers pay monthly fees.

Park entrance fees have gone up to $15.

The run, to raise money for breast cancer, has a £10 entry fee (=fee to enter a competition).

The insurance company paid all my medical fees.

My solicitor charges a flat fee (=an amount that does not change) for handling the sale of a house.

The registration fee per person is £66 + VAT.

The total replacement fee for a lost book is $60.

Word forms

noun
singular: fee
plural: fees
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