Antonyms for receipt

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He thought I was at the bottom of the sea, and the receipt with me.

I have to acknowledge the receipt of your two letters, dated 23d and 25th inst.

I have to acknowledge the receipt of your favours of the 22d and 29th ult.

Yates had one receipt for making the acquaintance of all mankind.

I ought yesterday to have acknowledged the receipt of your parcel.

I'll take a receipt, but you needn't mention this to Mr. Graham just now.

She bent forward and examined it,—a receipt signed by her mother's shaking hand.

I made out the receipt, and gave him an order to take the group from my studio in Paris.

He has given his receipt in full; or had it forced from him rather.'

With that receipt, Pat, you'd need a hammer to crack 'em with after they was baked.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "act of receiving;" also "statement of ingredients in a potion or medicine;" from Anglo-French or Old North French receite "receipt, recipe, prescription" (c.1300), altered (by influence of receit "he receives," from Vulgar Latin *recipit) from Old French recete, from Latin recepta "received," fem. past participle of recipere (see receive). Meaning "written acknowledgment of money or goods received" is from c.1600.

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