receipt
re·ceipt /ri-'sēt/ n
1: the act, process, or fact of taking possession
2: something (as income) received
— usu. used in pl.
3: a writing acknowledging the receiving of goods or money

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

receipt
I (act of receiving) noun acceptance, acceptio, accession, acquirement, acquisition, admittance, assumption, attainment, gain, income, intake, obtainment, possession, reception, recipience associated concepts: receipt of dividend, receipt of letters foreign phrases:
- Quicquld recipitur, recipitur secundum modum recipientls. — Whatever is received is received in accordance with the intention of the recipient
II (proof of receiving) noun acknowledgment of payment, acquittance, apocha, certificate of deposit, discharge, proof of delivery, proof of payment, quittance, release, signed notice, slip, stub, voucher associated concepts: receipt in full, receipt of goods, receipt of letters, receipt of message, receipt of payment, rent receipt, warehouse receipt III (voucher) noun assumption, bill, payment, reimbursement IV index acceptance, binder, quitclaim, realization

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


receipt
a written acknowledgement of the payment of money; a receipt for the purchase price of land should be embodied in the conveyance.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


receipt
A written and signed acknowledgement by the recipient of payment for goods, money in payment of a debt, or receiving assets from the estate of someone who has died.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


receipt
Acknowledgment in writing that something of value, or cash, has been placed into an individual's possession; written confirmation of payment rendered. Receipt of goods refers to the act of taking physical possession of them.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


receipt
Acknowledgment in writing that something of value, or cash, has been placed into an individual's possession; written confirmation of payment rendered. Receipt of goods refers to the act of taking physical possession of them.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

receipt
n.
   a written and signed acknowledgment by the recipient of payment for goods, money in payment of a debt or receiving assets from the estate of someone who has died.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Receipt — Re*ceipt (r[ e]*s[=e]t ), n. [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F. recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See {Receive}.] 1. The act of receiving; reception. At the receipt of your letter. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Reception, as an act of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Receipt — Re*ceipt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Receipted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Receipting}.] 1. To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to receipt a bill. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • receipt — n 1 *reception 2 Receipt, recipe, prescription are comparable when they mean a formula or set of directions for the compounding of ingredients especially in cookery and medicine. Receipt is often employed as a designation of a formula for making… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • receipt — receipt, recipe In current English the meanings of these two words are distinct and cause no difficulty, but readers of Victorian or earlier literature should bear in mind that a receipt could then be what we now know as recipe (‘a formula and… …   Modern English usage

  • receipt — [ri sēt′] n. [altered (infl. by L) < ME receite < Anglo Fr, for OFr recete < ML recepta < L, fem. of receptus, pp. of recipere: see RECEIVE] 1. old fashioned var. of RECIPE 2. a receiving or being received 3. a written acknowledgment… …   English World dictionary

  • Receipt — Re*ceipt , v. i. To give a receipt, as for money paid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • receipt — (n.) late 14c., statement of ingredients in a potion or medicine, from Anglo Fr. or O.N.Fr. receite receipt, recipe (c.1300), altered (by influence of receit he receives, from V.L. *recipit) from O.Fr. recete, from L. recepta received, fem. pp.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • receipt — [n1] acknowledgment of delivery cancellation, certificate, chit, counterfoil, declaration, discharge, letter, notice, proof of purchase, quittance, release, sales slip, slip, stub, voucher; concepts 271,332 receipt [n2] delivery of goods… …   New thesaurus

  • receipt — ► NOUN 1) the action of receiving something or the fact of its being received. 2) a written acknowledgement of receiving something. 3) (receipts) an amount of money received over a period by an organization. ORIGIN Old French receite, from Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • receipt — a written acknowledgement of having received money or goods specified Also statement Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary A detailed summary of an account. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary See deposit receipt, withdrawal receipt.… …   Financial and business terms

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