garnishee

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gar·nish·ee

 (gär′nĭ-shē′) Law
n.
A party who is in possession of money or property of a debtor and has been notified by a court or other legal body that that money or property must be made available to satisfy a monetary judgment to the party owed by the debtor.
tr.v. gar·nish·eed, gar·nish·ee·ing, gar·nish·ees
To garnish.

garnishee

(ˌɡɑːnɪˈʃiː) law
n
(Law) a person upon whom a garnishment has been served
vb (tr) , -nishees, -nisheeing or -nisheed
1. (Law) to attach (a debt or other property) by garnishment
2. (Law) to serve (a person) with a garnishment

gar•nish•ee

(ˌgɑr nɪˈʃi)

v. -nish•eed, -nish•ee•ing,
n. Law. v.t.
1. to attach (money or property) by garnishment.
2. to serve (a person) with a garnishment.
n.
3. a person served with a garnishment.

garnishee


Past participle: garnisheed
Gerund: garnisheeing

Imperative
garnishee
garnishee
Present
I garnishee
you garnishee
he/she/it garnishees
we garnishee
you garnishee
they garnishee
Preterite
I garnisheed
you garnisheed
he/she/it garnisheed
we garnisheed
you garnisheed
they garnisheed
Present Continuous
I am garnisheeing
you are garnisheeing
he/she/it is garnisheeing
we are garnisheeing
you are garnisheeing
they are garnisheeing
Present Perfect
I have garnisheed
you have garnisheed
he/she/it has garnisheed
we have garnisheed
you have garnisheed
they have garnisheed
Past Continuous
I was garnisheeing
you were garnisheeing
he/she/it was garnisheeing
we were garnisheeing
you were garnisheeing
they were garnisheeing
Past Perfect
I had garnisheed
you had garnisheed
he/she/it had garnisheed
we had garnisheed
you had garnisheed
they had garnisheed
Future
I will garnishee
you will garnishee
he/she/it will garnishee
we will garnishee
you will garnishee
they will garnishee
Future Perfect
I will have garnisheed
you will have garnisheed
he/she/it will have garnisheed
we will have garnisheed
you will have garnisheed
they will have garnisheed
Future Continuous
I will be garnisheeing
you will be garnisheeing
he/she/it will be garnisheeing
we will be garnisheeing
you will be garnisheeing
they will be garnisheeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been garnisheeing
you have been garnisheeing
he/she/it has been garnisheeing
we have been garnisheeing
you have been garnisheeing
they have been garnisheeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been garnisheeing
you will have been garnisheeing
he/she/it will have been garnisheeing
we will have been garnisheeing
you will have been garnisheeing
they will have been garnisheeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been garnisheeing
you had been garnisheeing
he/she/it had been garnisheeing
we had been garnisheeing
you had been garnisheeing
they had been garnisheeing
Conditional
I would garnishee
you would garnishee
he/she/it would garnishee
we would garnishee
you would garnishee
they would garnishee
Past Conditional
I would have garnisheed
you would have garnisheed
he/she/it would have garnisheed
we would have garnisheed
you would have garnisheed
they would have garnisheed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garnishee - a wage earner who is served with a garnishment
earner, wage earner - someone who earn wages in return for their labor
Verb1.garnishee - take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support; "His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"
confiscate, impound, sequester, seize, attach - take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
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The department obtains child-support orders for parents with custody and also tracks down the actual money, often by garnisheeing the wages of absent parents.