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re·ceipt / riˈsēt/ • n. 1. the action of receiving something or the fact of its being received: I would be grateful if you would acknowledge receipt of this letter this office is already in receipt of your midterm grades. ∎  a written or printed statement acknowledging that something has been paid for or that goods have been received. ∎  (receipts) an amount of money received during a particular period by an organization or business: box-office receipts. 2. archaic a recipe. • v. [tr.] [usu. as adj.] (receipted) mark (a bill) as paid: the receipted hotel bill. ∎  write a receipt for (goods or money): all fish shall be receipted at time of purchase.

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receipt
A. recipe.

B. reception (of money, etc.); money received XIV (written acknowledgement of this XVII); office for the reception of moneys XV (r. of the Exchequer). ME. receit(e) — AN. (ONF.) receite = OF. reçoite, var. of recete (mod. recette) — medL. recepta, sb. use of fem. pp. of recipere RECEIVE. The sp. with p appears in OF. recepte, a latinized form of recete.

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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.

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