1. a piece of paper showing that money has been paid or that something has been received

    • He kept the customs receipt to show that he had paid duty on the goods.

    • She lost her taxi receipt.

    • Keep the receipt for items purchased in case you need to change them later.

  2. the act of receiving something

    • Goods will be supplied within thirty days of receipt of order.

    • Invoices are payable within thirty days of receipt.

    • On receipt of the notification, the company lodged an appeal.


to stamp or to sign a document to show that it has been received, or to stamp an invoice to show that it has been paid


Receipted invoices are filed in the ring binder.

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