fee fee  /ˈfi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
  2. (n) an interest in land capable of being inherited
  3. (v) give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on

Synonym(s)

tip

Usage(s):

  1. When campuses saw their energy bills go up, students were charged a fee.
  2. After getting socked with a late fee and finance charge on my Kohl's account in May, I called to plead my case.
  3. Expect to feel squeezed on your next flight--and not just because of the legroom.

News

  1. S.F. halts fee deferral on construction

    S.F. halts fee deferral on construction In another nod to San Francisco's increasingly upbeat economy, the Planning Commission called Thursday for an end to a 3-year-old fee deferral program designed to prop up the then-struggling local construction industry. The program "sought to provide an economic stimulus for new construction projects" by allowing developers to delay a variety of payments ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Impact fee awards released; local counties receive less

    Gov. Tom Corbett’s office released on Thursday the distribution amounts to counties and municipalities for Marcellus Shale impact fee revenue it collected in 2012, revealing local awards to be slightly lower than those collected in 2011.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bradford Era

  3. Fee increases coming for Concord services

    CONCORD -- Residents here can expect fee increases to help balance the city's revised 10-year budget, which was reviewed at Tuesday night's council meeting.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Concord Transcript

Quotes

  1. In a statement, Thompson said: "I would like to add my own personal and unreserved apology to Andrew Sachs, his family and to licence fee payers for the completely unacceptable broadcast on BBC Radio 2. BBC audiences accept that, in comedy,...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Mark Thompson Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We need to impose a fee on the banks that were the biggest beneficiaries of taxpayer assistance at the height of our financial crisis -- so we can recover every dime of taxpayer money," Obama said in his weekly radio and Internet address.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

  3. "We'll put all things on the table," Oberstar said, but the gas tax "is the cornerstone. Nothing else will work without the underpinning of the higher user fee gas tax."
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Jim Oberstar Source: International Herald Tribune

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