Meaning of RECEIPT in English

n. & v.


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. place a written or printed receipt on (a bill).

Etymology: ME receit(e) f. AF & ONF receite, OF re{ccedil}oite, recete f. med.L recepta fem. past part. of L recipere RECEIVE: -p- inserted after L

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.