[ ri-seet ]
/ rɪˈsit /
verb (used with object)
to acknowledge in writing the payment of (a bill).
to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).
verb (used without object)
to give a receipt, as for money or goods.
Words nearby receipt
Origin of receipt
1350–1400; Middle English receite < Anglo-French (Old French recoite) < Latin recepta, feminine past participle of recipere to receive
OTHER WORDS FROM receiptnon·re·ceipt, nounpre·re·ceipt, verb (used with object)un·re·ceipt·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pre-receipt
/ (rɪˈsiːt) /
a written acknowledgment by a receiver of money, goods, etc, that payment or delivery has been made
the act of receiving or fact of being received
(usually plural) an amount or article received
archaic another word for recipe
(tr) to acknowledge payment of (a bill), as by marking it
mainly US to issue a receipt for (money, goods, etc)
Word Origin for receipt
C14: from Old Norman French receite, from Medieval Latin recepta, from Latin recipere to receive
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