receipt


receipt

noun

  1. a written acknowledgment of having received, or taken into one’s possession, a specified amount of money, goods, etc.
  2. receipts, the amount or quantity received.
  3. the act of receiving or the state of being received.
  4. something that is received.
  5. Archaic. recipe.

verb (used with object)

  1. to acknowledge in writing the payment of (a bill).
  2. to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).

verb (used without object)

  1. to give a receipt, as for money or goods.

noun

  1. a written acknowledgment by a receiver of money, goods, etc, that payment or delivery has been made
  2. the act of receiving or fact of being received
  3. (usually plural) an amount or article received
  4. archaic another word for recipe

verb

  1. (tr) to acknowledge payment of (a bill), as by marking it
  2. mainly US to issue a receipt for (money, goods, etc)
n.

late 14c., “act of receiving;” also “statement of ingredients in a potion or medicine;” from Anglo-French or Old North French receite “receipt, recipe, prescription” (c.1300), altered (by influence of receit “he receives,” from Vulgar Latin *recipit) from Old French recete, from Latin recepta “received,” fem. past participle of recipere (see receive). Meaning “written acknowledgment of money or goods received” is from c.1600.

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