Definition of "garnishee"
  1. A person or organization that has been ordered by a court to withhold money they owe to a debtor
How to use "garnishee" in a sentence
  1. The company, acting as the garnishee, was ordered to withhold a portion of the employee's wages to repay his debt.
  2. The bank served as a garnishee by holding back some of the customer's account balance to cover his unpaid loan.
  3. Due to the garnishment order, the tenant's landlord became a garnishee, withholding part of their security deposit.

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