/ri seet"/ , n.
1. a written acknowledgment of having received a specified amount of money, goods, etc.
2. receipts , the amount or quantity received.
3. the act of receiving or the state of being received.
4. something that is received.
5. a recipe.
6. to acknowledge in writing the payment of (a bill).
7. to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).
8. to give a receipt, as for money or goods.
[ 1350-1400; ME receite recoite ) recepta, fem. ptp. of recipere to RECEIVE ]