What does receipt mean?

Definitions for receipt
rɪˈsitre·ceipt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word receipt.

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

Wiktionary

  1. receipt(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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')

  2. receipt(Noun)

    The fact of having received a blow, injury etc.

    Etymology: 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')

  3. receipt(Noun)

    A quantity or amount received; takings

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

    Etymology: 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')

  4. receipt(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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')

  5. receipt(Noun)

    A recipe, instructions, prescription

    Etymology: 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')

  6. receipt(Noun)

    A receptacle

    Etymology: 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')

  7. receipt(Noun)

    A revenue office

    Etymology: 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')

  8. receipt(Verb)

    To give or write a receipt (for something)

    Etymology: 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')

  9. receipt(Verb)

    To mark a bill as having been paid

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  2. Receipt(noun)

    reception, as an act of hospitality

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  3. Receipt(noun)

    capability of receiving; capacity

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  4. Receipt(noun)

    place of receiving

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  5. Receipt(noun)

    hence, a recess; a retired place

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  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

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  7. Receipt(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  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

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  9. Receipt(verb)

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

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  10. Receipt(verb)

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

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

  11. Receipt(verb)

    to give a receipt, as for money paid

    Etymology: [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Receipt

    rē-sēt′, n. act of receiving: place of receiving: power of holding: a written acknowledgment of anything received, a legal acknowledgment of money received in discharge of a debt or demand: that which is received: a recipe in cookery.—v.t. to give a receipt for: to sign: to discharge.—adj. Receipt′able, that may be receipted.—ns. Receipt′-book, a book containing receipts; Receipt′or, one who gives a receipt. [O. Fr. recete (Fr. recette)—L. recipere, receptum.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. receipt

    A voucher or acknowledgment, which should always be given when official papers are received. When flags of truce are the bearers of a parcel or a letter, the officer commanding an outpost should give a receipt for it, and require the party to depart forthwith.

Editors Contribution

  1. receipt

    An electronic detail of money received to a person,business, company, enterprise, organization or form of unity assembly, unity council, unity legislature, unity senate, house of representatives, unity government, local unity government, regional unity government, national unity government, european unity government and international unity government and an electronic detail of money paid to a person, business, company, enterprise, organization or form of unity assembly, unity council, unity legislature, unity senate, house of representatives, unity government, local unity government, regional unity government, national unity government, european unity government and international unity government.

    Receipts are important for accounting purposes in business, companies and households.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of receipt in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of receipt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of receipt in a Sentence

  1. Little Miracles ' Scott:

    We received an email with their decision, we confirmed receipt of their email, and wrote back that we would close out their case.

  2. Judge Marvin Wiggins:

    If you do not have any money and you don't want to go to jail, consider giving blood today and bring me your receipt back, or the sheriff has enough handcuffs for those who do not have money.

  3. Standard Chartered:

    As a result of this ongoing review by Standard Chartered and the delays experienced by Adani in receipt of its project approvals, both parties have agreed to end the bank's role in the Carmichael project.

  4. Abu Ibrahim al-Raqqawi:

    If you have anything in the Islamic court, they say, 'Go to the hospital and donate your blood and bring me the receipt, and if you don't have it, I can't help you, they say to you, 'We can't help you until you go to the hospital. There (are) a lot of airstrikes, a lot of injured ISIS fighters.'.

  5. Latin America:

    Following the approach from Maurel & Prom concerning its possible offer and the receipt of other interest in the company, the board concluded that the Maurel & Prom possible offer materially undervalued the company and was not at a level, nor in a form, that merited further consideration.

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