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Meaning of RECEIPT

Pronunciation:  ri'seet

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of receiving
  2. [n]  an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made
  3. [v]  mark or stamp as paid
  4. [v]  report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"

RECEIPT is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: acknowledge, reception
 See Also: acknowledgement, acknowledgment, acquiring, bill of lading, check, check off, communicate, getting, mark, mark off, pass, pass on, pawn ticket, put across, stub, tick off, ticket stub, waybill



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*ceipt"\, n. [OE. receite, OF. recete, recepte, F.
    recette, fr. L. recipere, receptum, to receive. See
    1. The act of receiving; reception. ``At the receipt of your
       letter.'' --Shak.
    2. Reception, as an act of hospitality. [Obs.]
             Thy kind receipt of me.               --Chapman.
    3. Capability of receiving; capacity. [Obs.]
             It has become a place of great receipt. --Evelyn.
    4. Place of receiving. [Obs.]
             He saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt
             of custom.                            --Matt. ix. 9.
    5. Hence, a recess; a retired place. [Obs.] ``In a retired
       receipt together lay.'' --Chapman.
    6. A formulary according to the directions of which things
       are to be taken or combined; a recipe; as, a receipt for
       making sponge cake.
             She had a receipt to make white hair black. --Sir T.
    7. A writing acknowledging the taking or receiving of goods
       delivered; an acknowledgment of money paid.
    8. That which is received; that which comes in, in
       distinction from what is expended, paid out, sent away,
       and the like; -- usually in the plural; as, the receipts
       amounted to a thousand dollars.
    {Cross receipts}. See under {Gross}, a.
  2. \Re*ceipt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Receipted}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Receipting}.]
    1. To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a
    2. To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to
       receipt a bill.
  3. \Re*ceipt"\, v. i.
    To give a receipt, as for money paid.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a receipt in your dream indicates that you are accepting or acknowledging some aspect of yourself. It is a reflection of your openness and genuineness. What is the receipt for? Alternatively, it suggests guaranteed success and better times ahead.