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receipt


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Receipt  \Re*ceipt"\,  n.  [OE.  receite,  OF  recete,  recepte  F. 
  recette  fr  L.  recipere  receptum  to  receive.  See 
  {Receive}.] 
  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. 
  Browne. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Receipt  \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 
  sheriff. 
 
  2.  To  put  a  receipt  on  as  by  writing  or  stamping;  as  to 
  receipt  a  bill. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Receipt  \Re*ceipt"\,  v.  i. 
  To  give  a  receipt,  as  for  money  paid. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  receipt 
  n  1:  the  act  of  receiving  [syn:  {reception},  {receiving}] 
  2:  an  acknowledgment  (usually  tangible)  that  payment  has  been 
  made 
  v  1:  acknowledge  the  receipt  of  [syn:  {acknowledge}] 
  2:  mark  or  stamp  as  paid 




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