Meaning of RECEIPT in English

■ noun

1》 the action of receiving something or the fact of its being received.

↘a written or printed acknowledgement of this.

↘( ~s ) an amount of money received over a period by an organization.

2》 archaic a recipe.

■ verb [usu. as adjective ~ed ] mark (a bill) as paid.


ME: from Anglo-Norman Fr. receite , from med. L. recepta 'received', feminine past participle of L. recipere .

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