Meaning of -EE in English

-EE

[-ee] n suffix [ME -e, fr. MF -e, fr. -e, pp. ending, fr. L -atus] 1: recipient or beneficiary of (a specified action) "appointee" "grantee"

2: person furnished with (a specified thing) "patentee"

3: person that performs (a specified action) "escapee"

[2]-ee n suffix [prob. alter. of -y] 1: one associated with "bargee"

2: a particular esp. small kind of "bootee"

3: one resembling or suggestive of "goatee"

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.