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Yes. The word fee is a Scrabble US word. The word fee is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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3 letters words from 'fee'

FEE 6 

2 letters words from 'fee'

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FE 5 

All 3 letters words made out of fee

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Definitions and meaning of fee

fee

Etymology

From Middle English fee, fe, feh, feoh, from Old English feoh (cattle, property, wealth, money, payment, tribute, fee) with contamination from Old French fieu, fief (from Medieval Latin fevum, a variant of feudum (see feud), from Frankish *fehu (cattle, livestock); whence English fief), both from Proto-Germanic *fehu (cattle, sheep, livestock, owndom), from Proto-Indo-European *peḱu- (livestock). Cognate with Old High German fihu (cattle, neat), Scots fe, fie (cattle, sheep, livestock, deer, goods, property, wealth, money, wages), West Frisian fee (livestock), Dutch vee (cattle, livestock), Low German Veeh (cattle, livestock, property), Veh, German Vieh (cattle, livestock), Danish (cattle, beast, dolt), Swedish (beast, cattle, dolt), Norwegian fe (cattle), Icelandic (livestock, assets, money), Latin pecū (cattle).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: IPA(key): /fiː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • Homophone: fi

Noun

fee (plural fees)

  1. (feudal law) A right to the use of a superior's land, as a stipend for services to be performed; also, the land so held; a fief.
  2. (law) An inheritable estate in land held of a feudal lord on condition of the performing of certain services.
  3. (law) An estate of inheritance in land, either absolute and without limitation to any particular class of heirs (fee simple) or limited to a particular class of heirs (fee tail).
  4. (obsolete) Property; owndom; estate.
    • 1844, The Heritage, by James Russell Lowell
      What doth the poor man's son inherit? / Stout muscles and a sinewy heart, / A hardy frame, a hardier spirit; / King of two hands, he does his part / In every useful toil and art; / A heritage, it seems to me, / A king might wish to hold in fee.
    • 1915, W.S. Maugham, "Of Human Bondage", chapter 121:
      Cronshaw had told him that the facts of life mattered nothing to him who by the power of fancy held in fee the twin realms of space and time.
  5. (obsolete) Money paid or bestowed; payment; emolument.
  6. (obsolete) A prize or reward. Only used in the set phrase "A finder's fee" in Modern English.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.10:
      For though sweet love to conquer glorious bee, / Yet is the paine thereof much greater than the fee.
  7. A monetary payment charged for a service.

Derived terms

  • base fee
  • conditional fee
  • fee splitting
  • great fee
  • handling fee

Related terms

  • feoffee
  • fief

Translations

Verb

fee (third-person singular simple present fees, present participle feeing, simple past and past participle feed)

  1. To reward for services performed, or to be performed; to recompense; to hire or keep in hire; hence, to bribe.
    • 1693, John Dryden, “The Third Satire of Aulus Persius Flaccus”, in The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis:
      In vain for Hellebore the patient cries / And fees the doctor; but too late is wise
    • There's not a one of them but in his house I keep a servant feed.
    • 1847, Herman Melville, Omoo
      We departed the grounds without seeing Marbonna; and previous to vaulting over the picket, feed our pretty guide, after a fashion of our own.

See also

  • fee on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • EFE, eef

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch fee.

Noun

fee (plural feë, diminutive feetjie)

  1. fairy, pixie

Related terms

  • feeagtig

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French fée, from Middle French [Term?], from Old French fae, from Latin fāta, from fātum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /feː/
  • Hyphenation: fee
  • Rhymes: -eː

Noun

fee f (plural feeën, diminutive feetje n)

  1. (folklore) fairy

Derived terms

  • feeachtig
  • feeërie
  • feeëriek
  • toverfee

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: fee
  • West Frisian: fee

Luxembourgish

Verb

fee

  1. second-person singular imperative of feeën

Manx

Etymology 1

From Old Irish figid, from Proto-Celtic *wegyeti (to weave, compose), from Proto-Indo-European *weg- (to spin, weave). Cognate with Irish figh.

Verb

fee

  1. to weave, knit
  2. to plait, braid
  3. to interlace, intertwine
  4. to mat

Noun

fee m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. verbal noun of fee

Etymology 2

Noun

fee m

  1. genitive singular of feeagh
  2. plural of feeagh

Mutation


Middle English

Noun

fee

  1. Alternative form of fey (liver)

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

fee n

  1. (non-standard since 1917) definite singular of fe

Romanian

Etymology

From French fée.

Noun

fee f (plural fee)

  1. fairy

Declension


West Frisian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /feː/

Etymology 1

From Old Frisian fia, from Proto-Germanic *fehu, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱu- (livestock).

Noun

fee n (no plural)

  1. livestock
Further reading
  • “fee (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Dutch fee, from French fée.

Noun

fee c (plural feeën, diminutive feeke)

  1. fairy
Further reading
  • “fee (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to pay a fixed charge.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)