ETYM Old Eng. receite, Old Fren. recete, recepte, French recette, from Latin recipere, receptum, to receive. Related to Receive.
2. An acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made.
3. The act or process of receiving.
4. Something received — usually used in plural.
5. A writing acknowledging the receiving of goods or money.
1. To give a receipt for or acknowledge the receipt of
2. To mark or stamp as paid.