Meaning of RECEIPT in English


Pronunciation: ri- ' s ē t

Function: 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


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

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.