receipt

  • 1 receipt — re·ceipt /ri sēt/ n 1: the act, process, or fact of taking possession 2: something (as income) received usu. used in pl. 3: a writing acknowledging the receiving of goods or money Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Receipt — Re*ceipt (r[ e]*s[=e]t ), n. [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See {Receive}.] 1. The act of receiving; reception. At the receipt of your letter. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Reception, as an act of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Receipt — Re*ceipt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Receipted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Receipting}.] 1. To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to receipt a bill. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 receipt — n 1 *reception 2 Receipt, recipe, prescription are comparable when they mean a formula or set of directions for the compounding of ingredients especially in cookery and medicine. Receipt is often employed as a designation of a formula for making… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 receipt — receipt, recipe In current English the meanings of these two words are distinct and cause no difficulty, but readers of Victorian or earlier literature should bear in mind that a receipt could then be what we now know as recipe (‘a formula and… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 receipt — [ri sēt′] n. [altered (infl. by L) < ME receite < Anglo Fr, for OFr recete < ML recepta < L, fem. of receptus, pp. of recipere: see RECEIVE] 1. old fashioned var. of RECIPE 2. a receiving or being received 3. a written acknowledgment… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Receipt — Re*ceipt , v. i. To give a receipt, as for money paid. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 receipt — (n.) late 14c., statement of ingredients in a potion or medicine, from Anglo Fr. or O.N.Fr. receite receipt, recipe (c.1300), altered (by influence of receit he receives, from V.L. *recipit) from O.Fr. recete, from L. recepta received, fem. pp.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 receipt — [n1] acknowledgment of delivery cancellation, certificate, chit, counterfoil, declaration, discharge, letter, notice, proof of purchase, quittance, release, sales slip, slip, stub, voucher; concepts 271,332 receipt [n2] delivery of goods… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 receipt — ► NOUN 1) the action of receiving something or the fact of its being received. 2) a written acknowledgement of receiving something. 3) (receipts) an amount of money received over a period by an organization. ORIGIN Old French receite, from Latin… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 receipt — a written acknowledgement of having received money or goods specified Also statement Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary A detailed summary of an account. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary See deposit receipt, withdrawal receipt.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 receipt — noun 1 piece of paper showing what was paid for ADJECTIVE ▪ ATM (esp. AmE), credit card ▪ original ▪ paper ▪ The machine issues a paper receipt on request …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 receipt — n. receiving 1) to acknowledge receipt of 2) on receipt of written acknowledgment of something received 3) to give, make out, write out a receipt 4) to get a receipt 5) (esp. AE) a return receipt (for registered mail) 6) a receipt for * * * [rɪ… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 receipt — re|ceipt S2 [rıˈsi:t] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old North French; Origin: receite, from Medieval Latin recepta, from Latin recipere; RECEIVE] 1.) a piece of paper that you are given which shows that you have paid for something ▪ Keep your receipt in… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 receipt — [[t]rɪsi͟ːt[/t]] receipts 1) N COUNT A receipt is a piece of paper that you get from someone as proof that they have received money or goods from you. In British English, a receipt is a piece of paper that you get in a shop when you buy something …

    English dictionary

  • 16 receipt */*/ — UK [rɪˈsiːt] / US [rɪˈsɪt] noun Word forms receipt : singular receipt plural receipts 1) [countable] a document that you get from someone showing that you have given them money or goods He always paid by credit card and kept the receipts. receipt …

    English dictionary

  • 17 receipt — /rɪ si:t/ noun 1. a piece of paper showing that money has been paid or that something has been received ● Please produce your receipt if you want to exc ● He kept the customs receipt to show that he had paid duty on the goods. ● Keep the receipt… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 18 receipt — The acceptance of property upon a delivery thereof. The acceptance of money offered by way of payment or gift. An acknowledgment in writing of the receipt of money. Glickman v Weston, 140 Or 117, 11 P2d 281, 12 P2d 1005. Written evidence of the… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 Receipt — A receipt is a written acknowledgement that a specified article or sum of money has been received as an exchange for goods or services. The receipt acts as the title to the property obtained in the exchange.Printed [ NJ.] In English speaking… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 receipt — re|ceipt [ rı sit ] noun ** 1. ) count a document you get from someone showing that you have given them money or goods: He always paid by credit card and kept the receipts. receipt for: I want a receipt for all the items that were in this office …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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