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Meaning of QUITTANCE

Pronunciation:  'kwitns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  payment of a debt or obligation
  2. [n]  a document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt
 

QUITTANCE is a 9 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: repayment
 
 See Also: document, payment, redemption

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quit"tance\, n. [OE. quitaunce, OF. quitance, F.
    quittance. See {Quit}, v. t.]
    1. Discharge from a debt or an obligation; acquittance.
    
             Omittance is no quittance.            --Shak.
    
    2. Recompense; return; repayment. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Quit"tance\, v. t.
    To repay; to requite. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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