1 piece of paper showing what was paid for
ATM (esp. AmE), credit-card

The machine issues a paper receipt on request.

ask (sb) for

Do you need a receipt?

get, obtain

Could I have a receipt for that please?

make out, write, write out

a receipt made out for £5

give sb, issue, print, print out, provide
keep, save

You can claim a refund provided you keep the receipt.

produce, submit

The original receipt must be produced in order to reclaim your goods.


His credit-card receipts show he was in New York at the time.

printer (AmE)

There was a little receipt printer on the counter.

receipt for

She issued a receipt for the goods.

2 act of receiving sth

I would be grateful if you would acknowledge receipt of this letter.

in receipt of

organizations in receipt of UN funding

on receipt of, upon receipt of (both esp. BrE)

The goods will be sent on receipt of your payment.

the date for receipt

The closing date for receipt of your application is July 14.

receipt of payment (esp. BrE)

Upon receipt of payment by the bank, the goods will be dispatched.

within 7, etc. days of receipt

Items should be paid for within 14 days of receipt.

3 receipts money received
gross, total

Cash income is calculated by subtracting total trading income from total receipts.

capital (BrE)
corporate tax (esp. AmE), federal tax (AmE), income tax, tax
dollar, euro, etc.
box-office, gate, match-day (BrE)

Tax receipts rose 2.5%.

reach sth

Cash receipts reached £70 million.

decline, fall, slump

Gate receipts have fallen compared to last season.

receipt from

receipts from land sales

receipts and expenditure, receipts and expenditures (both esp. AmE)

an estimation of the receipts and expenditure for this financial year

receipts and payments

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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