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RECEIPT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does receipt mean? 

RECEIPT (noun)
  The noun RECEIPT has 2 senses:

1. the act of receiving
2. an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

  Familiarity information: RECEIPT used as a noun is rare.


RECEIPT (verb)
  The verb RECEIPT has 2 senses:

1. report the receipt of
2. mark or stamp as paid

  Familiarity information: RECEIPT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECEIPT (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of receiving

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

receipt; reception

Hypernyms ("receipt" is a kind of...):

acquiring; getting (the act of acquiring something)


Sense 2receipt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("receipt" is a kind of...):

acknowledgement; acknowledgment (a statement acknowledging something or someone)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "receipt"):

stub; ticket stub (a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt)

bill of lading; waybill (a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery)

pawn ticket (a pawnbroker's receipt for articles taken as security)


RECEIPT (verb)


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Meaning:

Report the receipt of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

receipt; acknowledge

Context example:

The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper

Hypernyms (to "receipt" is one way to...):

communicate; pass; pass along; pass on; put across (transmit information)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 2receipt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mark or stamp as paid

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Hypernyms (to "receipt" is one way to...):

check; check off; mark; mark off; tick; tick off (put a check mark on or near or next to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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