A fee is an amount of money that must be paid for services. The word "fee" is often used with, and is similar to, the word "charge."

parking fee

  • The parking fee at the fair is five dollars.
  • The doctor said there would be no fee for his services. (There was no charge.)
  • The plumber charged us a fee for the installation of the toilet.
  • Some banks have monthly fees for checking accounts.
  • My bank doesn’t charge a fee if there’s a minimum balance of $500.
  • The lawyer’s fees came to over $5000.
  • What kind of fees do they charge?
  • Is there a fee?
  • What’s the fee?
  • There are a lot of school fees at the beginning of the school year.
  • There’s no fee for using this website. It’s free!

Note: You can’t use "fee" as a verb.

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This page was first published on September 6, 2013. It was updated on September 8, 2016.