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receipt

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re·ceipt  (rĭ-sēt′)
n.
1.
a. The act of receiving: We are in receipt of your letter.
b. The fact of being or having been received: They denied receipt of the shipment.
2. A quantity or amount received. Often used in the plural: cash receipts.
3. A written acknowledgment that a specified article, sum of money, or shipment of merchandise has been received.
4. A recipe.
v. re·ceipt·ed, re·ceipt·ing, re·ceipts
v.tr.
1. To mark (a bill) as having been paid.
2. To give or write a receipt for (money paid or goods or services delivered).
v.intr.
To give a receipt.

[Middle English receite, from Old North French, from Medieval Latin recepta, medical prescription, money received, from Latin, feminine past participle of recipere, to receive; see receive.]

receipt (rɪˈsiːt)
n
1. (Commerce) a written acknowledgment by a receiver of money, goods, etc, that payment or delivery has been made
2. the act of receiving or fact of being received
3. (usually plural) an amount or article received
4. (Cookery) another word for recipe
vb
5. (Commerce) (tr) to acknowledge payment of (a bill), as by marking it
6. (Commerce) US to issue a receipt for (money, goods, etc)
[C14: from Old Norman French receite, from Medieval Latin recepta, from Latin recipere to receive]

re•ceipt (rɪˈsit)

n.
1. a written acknowledgment of having received money or goods as specified.
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.
v.t.
6. to acknowledge in writing the payment of (a bill).
7. to give a receipt for (money, goods, etc.).
v.i.
8. to give a receipt, as for money or goods.
[1350–1400; Middle English receite < Anglo-French (Old French reçoite) < Latin recepta, feminine past participle of recipere to receive]
re•ceipt′or, n.

receipt - Its first meaning was "a drug made according to a recipe" or a "recipe" for making food.
See also related terms for recipe.

A transmission made by a receiving station to indicate that a message has been satisfactorily received.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.receipt - the act of receivingreceipt - the act of receiving                
acquiring, getting - the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
2.receipt - an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made
ticket stub, stub - a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt
bill of lading, waybill - a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery
acknowledgement, acknowledgment - a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
pawn ticket - a pawnbroker's receipt for articles taken as security
Verb1.receipt - report the receipt ofreceipt - report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
communicate, pass along, put across, pass on, pass - transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news"
2.receipt - mark or stamp as paid
check off, tick off, mark off, tick, check, mark - put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"

receipt
noun
1. sales slip, proof of purchase, voucher, stub, acknowledgment, counterfoil I wrote her a receipt for the money.
2. receiving, delivery, reception, acceptance, recipience the receipt of your order
plural noun
takings, return, profits, gains, income, gate, proceeds He was tallying the day's receipts.
Translations
receipt [rɪˈsiːt]
A. N
1. (= act of receiving) → recepción f, recibo m
to acknowledge receipt ofacusar recibo de
on receipt ofal recibo de, al recibir
on receipt of these goodsal recibo de or al recibir estas mercancías
I am in receipt of your letter (frm) → he recibido su carta, obra su carta en mi poder(more frm)
pay on receiptpago m contra entrega or al recibo
2. (= document) → recibo m
please give me a receipthaga el favor de darme un recibo
3. receipts (= money taken) → recaudación fsing
B. VT [+ goods] → dar recibo por; [+ bill] → poner el "recibí" en
C. CPD receipt book Nlibro m talonario

receipt [rɪˈsiːt]
n
(= proof of purchase) (for goods, services)reçu m; (for parcel, letter)accusé m de réception; (for taxi)reçu m; (for rent)quittance f
(= act of receiving) → réception f
to acknowledge receipt of → accuser réception de
on receipt of → dès réception de
to be in receipt of sth [+ pension, benefits] → recevoir qch
to have been in receipt of sth [+ letter, parcel] → avoir reçu qch
receipts npl (= takings) → recettes fpl
gate receipts → entrées fpl
tax receipts → recettes fpl fiscales

receipt
n
no plEmpfang m; (Comm) → Empfang m, → Erhalt m, → Eingang m; on receipt of your remittance/the goods, we shall be pleased to …nach Empfang etc Ihrer Zahlung/der Waren werden wir gerne; to pay on receipt (of the goods)bei Empfang etc (der Waren) bezahlen; I am in receipt of (on letter) → ich bin im Besitz (+gen); receipt stampEmpfangsstempel m
(Brit: = paper) → Quittung f, → Beleg m; (= receipt of posting)Einlieferungsschein m
(Comm, Fin: = money taken) receiptsEinnahmen pl, → Einkünfte pl
vt billquittieren

receipt [rɪˈsiːt] n
a. (slip of paper) → ricevuta
b. (frm) (esp Comm) → ricevimento
to acknowledge receipt of → accusare ricevuta di
we are in receipt of ... → abbiamo ricevuto...
c. (money taken) receipts nplincassi mpl, introiti mpl

receipt (rəˈsiːt) noun
1. the act of receiving or being received. Please sign this form to acknowledge receipt of the money.
2. a written note saying that money etc has been received. I paid the bill and he gave me a receipt.

receipt وَصْل účtenka kvittering Quittung απόδειξη πληρωμής recibo kuitti reçu potvrda primitka ricevuta 受領証 영수증 ontvangstbewijs kvittering pokwitowanie recibo квитанция kvitto ใบเสร็จรับเงิน fiş biên lai 收据
receipt
n.  recibo, carta de pago.


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