Definitions for: Trustee


[n] members of a governing board
[n] a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit



Webster (1913) Definition: Trus*tee", n. (Law)
A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to
be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals,
or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for
the benefit of another; also, a person in whose hands the
effects of another are attached in a trustee process.

Trustee process (Law), a process by which a creditor may
attach his debtor's goods, effects, and credits, in the
hands of a third person; -- called, in some States, the
process of foreign attachment, garnishment, or
factorizing process. [U. S.]


Trus*tee", v. t.
1. To commit (property) to the care of a trustee; as, to
trustee an estate.

2. (Law) To attach (a debtor's wages, credits, or property in
the hands of a third person) in the interest of the
creditor. [U. S.]

Synonyms: legal guardian, regent

See Also: committee member, fiduciary, governing board

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