Definitions for quittanceˈkwɪt ns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quit•tanceˈkwɪt ns(n.)

  1. recompense or requital.

  2. discharge from a debt or obligation.

  3. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quittance(noun)

    a document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt

  2. repayment, quittance(noun)

    payment of a debt or obligation


  1. quittance(Noun)

    a release or acquittal

  2. quittance(Noun)

    a discharge from a debt or obligation; a document that shows this discharge

  3. quittance(Noun)

    a recompense or reprisal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quittance(verb)

    discharge from a debt or an obligation; acquittance

  2. Quittance(verb)

    recompense; return; repayment

  3. Quittance(verb)

    to repay; to requite


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