Definitions for Receiptrɪˈsit

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a written acknowledgment of having received money or goods as specified.

  2. receipts, the amount or quantity received.

  3. the act of receiving or the state of being received.

  4. something that is received.

  5. a recipe.

  6. (v.t.)to acknowledge in writing the payment of (a bill).

  7. to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).

  8. (v.i.)to give a receipt, as for money or goods.

Origin of receipt:

1350–1400; ME receite < AF (OF reçoite) < L recepta, fem. ptp. of recipere to receive


Princeton's WordNet

  1. reception, receipt(noun)

    the act of receiving

  2. receipt(verb)

    an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

  3. acknowledge, receipt(verb)

    report the receipt of

    "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"

  4. receipt(verb)

    mark or stamp as paid

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. receipt(noun)ɪˈsit

    a piece of paper showing you paid for sth

    You can get your money back if you have a receipt.

  2. receiptɪˈsit

    the act of receiving

    Payment will be made on receipt of the goods.


  1. receipt(Noun)

    The act of receiving, or the fact of having been received

  2. receipt(Noun)

    The fact of having received a blow, injury etc.

  3. receipt(Noun)

    A quantity or amount received; takings

    This weekend's receipts alone cover our costs to mount the production!

  4. receipt(Noun)

    A written acknowledgment that a specified article or sum of money has been received

  5. receipt(Noun)

    A recipe, instructions, prescription

  6. receipt(Noun)

    A receptacle

  7. receipt(Noun)

    A revenue office

  8. receipt(Verb)

    To give or write a receipt (for something)

  9. receipt(Verb)

    To mark a bill as having been paid

  10. Origin: Recorded since c.1386 as "statement of ingredients in a potion or medicine," from or receite "receipt, recipe" (1304), altered (by influence of receit "he receives," from Vulgar Latin *recipit) from recete, from receptus, past participle of recipere, itself from re- 'back' + cipere (an alteration of capere 'to take')

Webster Dictionary

  1. Receipt(noun)

    the act of receiving; reception

  2. Receipt(noun)

    reception, as an act of hospitality

  3. Receipt(noun)

    capability of receiving; capacity

  4. Receipt(noun)

    place of receiving

  5. Receipt(noun)

    hence, a recess; a retired place

  6. Receipt(noun)

    a formulary according to the directions of which things are to be taken or combined; a recipe; as, a receipt for making sponge cake

  7. Receipt(noun)

    a writing acknowledging the taking or receiving of goods delivered; an acknowledgment of money paid

  8. Receipt(noun)

    that which is received; that which comes in, in distinction from what is expended, paid out, sent away, and the like; -- usually in the plural; as, the receipts amounted to a thousand dollars

  9. Receipt(verb)

    to give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff

  10. Receipt(verb)

    to put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to receipt a bill

  11. Receipt(verb)

    to give a receipt, as for money paid


  1. Receipt

    A receipt is a written acknowledgment that a specified article or sum of money has been received. A receipt records the purchase of goods or service. It is not the same as an invoice.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Receipt' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4516

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Receipt' in Nouns Frequency: #1930

Anagrams of Receipt

  1. picrete

Translations for Receipt

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the act of receiving or being received

Please sign this form to acknowledge receipt of the money.

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