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

    Examples
    • 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

    Examples
    • 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.

verb

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

Example

Receipted invoices are filed in the ring binder.

Browse by Subjects
passbook
form
Foreign Equity Market
nominal account
invoice register
See All Related Terms »

forensic accounting
mortgagee
refinance
firm sale
contra entry