verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of receipt
OTHER WORDS FROM receiptnon·re·ceipt, nounpre·re·ceipt, verb (used with object)un·re·ceipt·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for receipt
“I was so paranoid that I would shred the receipts,” she said.
I look around the stairway, and I see Al Capone and another guy sitting in the living room having a beef about ‘receipts.’The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Udall, for his part, collected about $100,000, which represented about 1.4 percent of his $7.3 million in receipts.Senate Democrats Snag Campaign Cash From Lobbyist-Bundlers|Michael Beckel|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Federal spending has fallen for two straight fiscal years, even as receipts have risen sharply.With the Ryan-Murray Deal, Washington Stops Hurting the Economy|Daniel Gross|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I run the show,” the ensuing indictment quotes Guarraci screaming when the general manager balked at turning over the receipts.Jersey’s True-Life Tony Soprano: Meet the DeCavalcante Crime Family|Michael Daly|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their system must have been composed of a collection of processes and receipts which grew in number as the centuries passed away.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)|Georges Perrot
By the end of the sixth year of its existence the receipts of the society amounted to $315,100.The History of the Negro Church|Carter Godwin Woodson
An old-fashioned secretary stood against the wall, in which receipts and other papers were kept.Johnny Ludlow, Third Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Something had to be done at once, for, as the receipts from fares decreased, the contractors clamoured for higher pay.The History of the British Post Office|Joseph Clarence Hemmeon
The receipts in the latter city from Long Island for the three fall months of 1890 were about 20,000 barrels.The Cauliflower|A. A. Crozier