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English definition of “receipt”


noun  /rɪˈsit/ us  

receipt noun (PAPER)

[C] a piece of paper which proves that money or goods have been received: Ask the taxi driver for a receipt.

receipt noun (RECEIVING)

[U] fml the act of receiving something, esp. of money or goods: We are awaiting receipt of your check.
(Definition of receipt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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