receipts


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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. 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
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.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations
tržba
bruttoindtægt
tulot
utržak
収入
소득
intäkter
รายได้
tiền bán hàng

receipts

إِيْرادات tržba bruttoindtægt Einnahmen εισοδήματα recaudación tulot recettes utržak incassi 収入 소득 verdiensten fangst dochód ganhos выручка intäkter รายได้ hasılat tiền bán hàng 营业收入
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in classic literature ?
| Two Net Receipts, | Net Receipts, In black and white.
Daylight pointed at the heap of receipts and stubs on the table.
In the midst of receipts for "Rabbits, and Chickens mumbled, Pickled Samphire, Skirret Pye, Baked Tansy," and other forgotten delicacies, there were directions for the preparation of several lotions for the preservation of beauty.
"Of course, sixty-five per cent of the gate receipts, same as with Carthey.
Wingrave," he said, "you will give me my receipt for those shares for fifty-seven thousand six hundred dollars."
"It is one of the best houses in Europe," said Danglars, carelessly throwing down the receipt on his desk.
Bardell said this, she applied her handkerchief to her eyes, and went out of the room to get the receipt.
Ye'll no' mind," he added, suddenly returning to business, "writin' me joost a line--in the way o' receipt, ye ken--to clear me o' ony future suspicion in the matter o' the letter?"
"It is a balsam," answered Don Quixote, "the receipt of which I have in my memory, with which one need have no fear of death, or dread dying of any wound; and so when I make it and give it to thee thou hast nothing to do when in some battle thou seest they have cut me in half through the middle of the body- as is wont to happen frequently,- but neatly and with great nicety, ere the blood congeal, to place that portion of the body which shall have fallen to the ground upon the other half which remains in the saddle, taking care to fit it on evenly and exactly.
Vernon declares that he never saw deeper distress than hers, on the receipt of the letter; and is his judgment inferior to mine?
A receipt to regain the lost affections of a wife, which hath never been known to fail in the most desperate cases.
I had had load enough upon my mind before the receipt of this strange letter.