Definition of Receipt

1. Noun. The act of receiving.

Exact synonyms: Reception
Generic synonyms: Acquiring, Getting
Derivative terms: Receive, Receptionist



2. Verb. Report the receipt of. "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
Exact synonyms: Acknowledge
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Pass, Pass Along, Pass On, Put Across

3. Noun. An acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made.

4. Verb. Mark or stamp as paid.
Generic synonyms: Check, Check Off, Mark, Mark Off, Tick, Tick Off

Definition of Receipt

1. n. The act of receiving; reception.

2. v. t. To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff.

3. v. i. To give a receipt, as for money paid.

Definition of Receipt

1. Noun. The act of receiving, or the fact of having been received ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) The fact of having received a blow, injury etc. ¹

3. Noun. (in the plural) A quantity or amount received; takings ¹

4. Noun. A written acknowledgment that a specified article or sum of money has been received ¹

5. Noun. A recipe, instructions, prescription ¹

6. Noun. (obsolete) A receptacle ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) A revenue office ¹

8. Verb. To give or write a receipt (for something) ¹

9. Verb. To mark a bill as having been paid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Receipt

1. to mark as having been paid [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Receipt

recces
reccheles
reccied
reccies
recco
reccos
reccy
reccying
recede
receded
recedes
receding
receding(a)
recedingly
receed
receipt (current term)
receipted
receipting
receiptless
receiptor
receiptors
receipts
receit
receiue
receiued
receiv'd
receivability
receivable
receivables
receival

Literary usage of Receipt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Hampshire Record Society, Winchester, Winchester Hampshire Record Society, American peace society, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, Ernest Howard Crosby, W. Evans Darby, John Hyde De Forest, Charles Edward Jefferson, Augustine Jones, Mrs. L. J. Mead, J. H. Ral (1891)
"out of each mark of all ecclesiastical goods granted by the prelates and clergy of the province of Canterbury in the Parliament held at York, of the receipt ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory-notes, Bank-notes by Robert Thomson (1836)
"Key, 3 B. and Ad. 313, it was held that a receipt on ll.e back of the bill mi;:! ;. be explained or contradicted by parole evidence, and that evidence ..."

3. Conquest of the Country Northwest of the River Ohio, 1778-1783 by William Hayden English (1896)
"406 20 117 Mr. Plassy, for 2 pounds nails 120 118 For corn, per receipt of Daniel Murray 6 00 119 Mr. Plassy, for 200 pounds flour, per receipt of Daniel ..."

4. Select Cases on the Law of Evidence by John Henry Wigmore (1913)
"But this is true only of a simple receipt. It often happens that a paper which ... Such an instrument, as to everything but the receipt, is no more to be ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Sale of Personal Property by Floyd Russell Mechem (1901)
"Nature of receipt required. 377. Fact that title would have passed not enough. ... Delivery and receipt where goods still remain in seller's possession. ..."

6. Annual Report by New York (State) Canal commissioners, New York (State), Canal Commissioners (1877)
"You are not to pay out the public money without taking a receipt, dated at the time of payment; you are not, under any pretense whatever, to take a receipt ..."

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