/ rɪˈsiːt; NAmE / noun
( NAmE also ˈsales slip ) [ C ] receipt (for sth) a piece of paper that shows that goods or services have been paid for :
Can I have a receipt, please?
to make out (= write) a receipt
[ U ] receipt (of sth) ( formal ) the act of receiving sth :
to acknowledge receipt of a letter
The goods will be dispatched on receipt of an order form.
Are you in receipt of any state benefits?
receipts [ pl. ] ( business ) money that a business, bank or government receives :
net / gross receipts
late Middle English : from Anglo-Norman French receite , from medieval Latin recepta received, feminine past participle of Latin recipere . The -p- was inserted in imitation of the Latin spelling.