WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
re•ceipt /rɪˈsit/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. a note that states that someone has received money or goods:[countable]I'll need a receipt for the car you sold us.
  2. receipts, [plural] money, goods, etc., received;
    the amount or quantity received:the huge receipts from a rock concert.
  3. the act of receiving or the state of being received:[uncountable]waiting for receipt of further information.
  4. [countable] recipe.

v. [+ object]
  1. to state in writing that one has received payment of (a bill, a note, etc.):to receipt the bill of sale.
  2. to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).
See -ceive-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
re•ceipt  (ri sēt),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a written acknowledgment of having received a specified amount of money, goods, etc.
  2. receipts, the amount or quantity received.
  3. the act of receiving or the state of being received.
  4. something that is received.
  5. a recipe.

  1. to acknowledge in writing the payment of (a bill).
  2. to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).

  1. to give a receipt, as for money or goods.
  • Latin recepta, feminine past participle of recipere to receive
  • Anglo-French (Old French recoite)
  • Middle English receite 1350–1400

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

receipt /rɪˈsiːt/ n
  1. a written acknowledgment by a receiver of money, goods, etc, that payment or delivery has been made
  2. the act of receiving or fact of being received
  3. (usually plural) an amount or article received
  4. archaic
    another word for recipe
  1. (transitive) to acknowledge payment of (a bill), as by marking it
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old Norman French receite, from Medieval Latin recepta, from Latin recipere to receive

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