Definitions for quittanceˈkwɪt ns
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
recompense or requital.
discharge from a debt or obligation.
a document certifying discharge from debt or obligation, as a receipt.
Origin of quittance:
1175–1225; ME quitaunce < OF quitance=quit(er) to quit+-ance -ance
a document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt
payment of a debt or obligation
a release or acquittal
a discharge from a debt or obligation; a document that shows this discharge
a recompense or reprisal
discharge from a debt or an obligation; acquittance
recompense; return; repayment
to repay; to requite