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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. often receipts A quantity or amount received: 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
1. To mark (a bill) as having been paid.
2. To give or write a receipt for (money paid or goods or services delivered).
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.]
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Noun1.receipts - the entire amount of income before any deductions are madereceipts - the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
box office - total admission receipts for an entertainment
gate - total admission receipts at a sports event
amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
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Two Net Receipts, | Net Receipts, In black and white.
Barkis must have purchased to present to me when I was a child, and afterwards found himself unable to part with; eighty-seven guineas and a half, in guineas and half-guineas; two hundred and ten pounds, in perfectly clean Bank notes; certain receipts for Bank of England stock; an old horseshoe, a bad shilling, a piece of camphor, and an oyster-shell.
It was he who set the agents free from the ball-and- chain of royalties, allowing them to pay instead a percentage of gross receipts.
Madame Aubain looked over her accounts and soon discovered his numerous embezzlements; sales of wood which had been concealed from her, false receipts, etc.
Whence, I fear, the tragedy of human life is likely to continue for a long time to come, in spite of mental philosophers who are ready with the best receipts for avoiding all mistakes of the kind.
All the time he passed with his mother he employed in admiring her arms, in giving his opinion upon her cosmetics, and receipts for compounding essences, in which she was very particular; and then, too, he kissed her hands and cheeks in the most childlike and endearing manner, and had always some sweetmeats to offer her, or some new style of dress to recommend.
He'll charge you enough--fifteen per cent of the gross receipts, but then he'll see to it that the people who want good stuff will be there.
No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time.
Letters, memoranda, receipts, and a register' written beneath.
I was full of business, examining tradesmen's books, adding up columns, paying money, filing receipts, and I dare say making a great bustle about it when Mr.
I was only disconcerted when he informed me that the bank gave no receipts for deposits of this nature.
Do you remember those receipts for thirteen millions which M.