Meaning of RECEIPT in English

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( receipts)


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.



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


The receipt of something is the act of receiving it. ( FORMAL )

Goods should be supplied within 28 days after the receipt of your order.



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...


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