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-ee

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    Definition of -ee in English Dictionary

  • SuffixSUF-ée
    1. Added to verbs to form words meaning a person or thing that is the object of that verb (ie, to whom or to which an action is done).
      1. examinee
      2. interviewee
      3. trainee
      4. employee
    2. Less commonly added to verbs to form words meaning a person or thing that is the subject of that verb (ie, who or that does an action), especially where a passive sense of the verb is implied.
      1. absentee
      2. standee
      3. respondee
    3. (law) Used to form words meaning a person who is the other party to a contract involving a person described by the corresponding word ending in -or.
      1. legatee
    4. (medicine) Used to form words meaning a person who has undergone a particular medical procedure.
      1. laryngectomee
    5. Irregularly added to nouns to mean a person somehow associated with the object denoted by the noun.
      1. bargee
    6. Used to form diminutives.
      1. bootee
  • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
    1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 30001-40000
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. en -een
    2. en -eer
    3. en -en
    4. en -er
    5. fr -er
    Related Links:
    1. en -eer
    2. en -een
    Source: Wiktionary
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    Meaning of -ee for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "-ee" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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