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Receipt definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RECE'IT, n. rece't. [L. receptus. This word wought to follow the analogy of conceit, deceit, from L. conceptus, deceptus, and be written without p, receit.]
1. The act of receiving; as the receit of a letter.
2. The place of receiving; as the receit of custom.
Matthew 9.
3. Reception; as the receit of blessings or mercies.
4. Reception; welcome; as the kind receit of a friend. Obs.
[In this sense, reception is now used.]
5. Recipe; prescription of ingredients for any composition, as of medicines, etc.
6. In commerce, a writing acknowledging the taking of money or goods. A receit of money may be in part or in full payment of a debt, and it operates as an acquittance or discharge of the debt either in part or in full. A receit of goods makes the receiver liable to account for the same, according to the nature of the transaction, or the tenor of the writing. It is customary for sheriffs to deliver goods taken in execution, to some person who gives his receit for them, with a promise to redeliver them to the sheriff at or before the time of sale.
, v.t. rece't. To give a receit for; as, to receit goods delivered by a sheriff.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: the act of receiving [syn: reception, receipt]
2: an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made v
1: report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper" [syn: acknowledge, receipt]
2: mark or stamp as paid

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Middle English receite, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin recepta, probably from Latin, neuter plural of receptus, past participle of recipere to receive Date: 14th century 1. recipe 2. a. obsolete receptacle b. archaic a revenue office 3. the act or process of receiving 4. something received usually used in plural 5. a writing acknowledging the receiving of goods or money II. transitive verb Date: 1787 1. to give a receipt for or acknowledge the receipt of 2. to mark as paid

U.S. Military Dictionary

A transmission made by a receiving station to indicate that a message has been satisfactorily received.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. 1 the act or an instance of receiving or being received into one's possession (will pay on receipt of the goods). 2 a written acknowledgement of this, esp. of the payment of money. 3 (usu. in pl.) an amount of money etc. received. 4 archaic a recipe. --v.tr. place a written or printed receipt on (a bill). Etymology: ME receit(e) f. AF & ONF receite, OF reçoite, recete f. med.L recepta fem. past part. of L recipere RECEIVE: -p- inserted after L

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Receipt Re*ceipt", n. [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See Receive.] 1. The act of receiving; reception. ``At the receipt of your letter.'' --Shak. 2. Reception, as an act of hospitality. [Obs.] Thy kind receipt of me. --Chapman. 3. Capability of receiving; capacity. [Obs.] It has become a place of great receipt. --Evelyn. 4. Place of receiving. [Obs.] He saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom. --Matt. ix. 9. 5. Hence, a recess; a retired place. [Obs.] ``In a retired receipt together lay.'' --Chapman. 6. A formulary according to the directions of which things are to be taken or combined; a recipe; as, a receipt for making sponge cake. She had a receipt to make white hair black. --Sir T. Browne. 7. A writing acknowledging the taking or receiving of goods delivered; an acknowledgment of money paid. 8. 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. Cross receipts. See under Gross, a.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Receipt Re*ceipt", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Receipted; p. pr. & vb. n. Receipting.] 1. To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff. 2. To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to receipt a bill.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Receipt Re*ceipt", v. i. To give a receipt, as for money paid.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(receipts) 1. A receipt is a piece of paper that you get from someone as proof that they have received money or goods from you. In British English a receipt is a piece of paper that you get in a shop when you buy something, but in American English the more usual term for this is sales slip. I wrote her a receipt for the money. N-COUNT 2. Receipts are the amount of money received during a particular period, for example by a shop or theatre. He was tallying the day's receipts. = takings N-PLURAL: usu with supp 3. The receipt of something is the act of receiving it. (FORMAL) Goods should be supplied within 28 days after the receipt of your order. N-UNCOUNT 4. If you are in receipt of something, you have received it or you receive it regularly. (FORMAL) We are taking action, having been in receipt of a letter from him... PHRASE

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Reception. 2. Reception, admission. 3. Recipe, prescription, formulary. 4. (Com.) Acquittance, quittance, acknowledgement of payment.

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