receipt

[ ri-seet ]
/ rɪˈsit /

noun

verb (used with object)

to acknowledge in writing the payment of (a bill): The check was dated January 9 and the invoice was receipted on January 15.
to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).

verb (used without object)

to give a receipt, as for money or goods.

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Origin of receipt

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English receite, receyt, from Anglo-French, from Old French recete, reçoite, recoite or directly from Medieval Latin recepta “money received, receipt, recipe,” feminine past participle of recipere “to receive,” from Latin; see origin at receive

OTHER WORDS FROM receipt

non·re·ceipt, nounpre·re·ceipt, verb (used with object)un·re·ceipt·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for receipt

receipt
/ (rɪˈsiːt) /

noun

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

verb

(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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