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Definitions and Synonyms of garnishee | Another word for garnishee | What is garnishee?

Definition 1: a wage earner who is served with a garnishment - [noun denoting person]

(garnishee is a kind of ...) someone who earn wages in return for their labor

Definition 2: take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support - [verb of possession]

Samples where garnishee or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt

Synonyms for garnishee in the sense of this definition

(garnishee is a kind of ...) 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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