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scrip 1

 (skrĭp)
n.
1. A form of money issued by a local government or private organization.
2. A certificate or receipt used to redeem a credit.

[Perhaps alteration of script.]

scrip 2

 (skrĭp)
n.
1. Chiefly South Asian & Australian
a. Stock, as issued by companies.
b. The stock of a particular company.
2. Chiefly British A fractional share of stock issued to existing shareholders.

[Short for subscription receipt, receipt for a portion of a loan.]

scrip 3

 (skrĭp)
n. Archaic
A wallet, small satchel, or bag.

[Middle English scrippe.]

scrip

(skrɪp)
n
1. a written certificate, list, etc
2. a small scrap, esp of paper with writing on it
3. (Banking & Finance) finance
a. a certificate representing a claim to part of a share of stock
b. the shares allocated in a bonus issue
[C18: in some senses, probably from script; otherwise, short for subscription receipt]

scrip

(skrɪp)
n
archaic a small bag or wallet, as carried by pilgrims
[C14: from Old French escreppe, variant of escarpe scarf1]

scrip

(skrɪp) or

script

n
(Medicine) informal a medical prescription
[C20: short for prescription]

scrip

(skrɪp)

n.
1. paper currency issued for temporary use in emergency situations, as by an occupying power.
2. a certificate representing a fraction of a share of stock.
3. a receipt, list, or other brief piece of writing.
4. a scrap of paper.
5. paper currency in denominations of less than one dollar, formerly issued in the U.S.
[1610–20; perhaps alter. of script]

scrip

- Can be a scrap of paper with writing on it.
See also related terms for scrap.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrip - a certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and payee; scrip is not currency but may be convertible into currency
certificate, security - a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities"
Translations

scrip

[skrɪp] N (Fin) → vale m, abonaré m
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