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General Crossword Questions for “receipt”

  • Proof of payment
  • Acknowledgment of payment
  • Written acknowledgment of payment
  • Written acknowledgement of payment
  • A slip you had to pay for?
  • Translator keeping man on board turns in acknowledgement
  • It's right to keep a bit back to have something for the auditor
  • You have to pay before you get it
  • It may be given till printed
  • Acknowledgment given when time-piece runs backwards
  • An acknowledgment - it''s right to hold up work


  • A receipt, obtained in a Swiss mountain restaurant on the top of the Grosse Scheidegg. Printed receipts are usually produced by thermal printing on rolls of narrow paper tape, although dot-matrix technology is also. — “Receipt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • A return receipt is a postal service document confirming the arrival of a message or parcel at its intended destination. As applied to E-mail, the term return receipt is somewhat ambiguous or misleading. — “Return receipt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • An American Depositary Receipt (abbreviated ADR) represents ownership in the shares of a non-U.S. company that trades in U.S. financial markets. When a company establishes an American Depositary Receipt program, it must decide what exactly it wants out of the program, and. — “American Depositary Receipt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • Mr Partridge had profited too much by experience to interpose in a matter of this nature. He therefore had recourse to his usual receipt of patience, for, though he was not a great adept in Latin, he remembered, and well understood, the advice contained in these words... — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • Even with a microscope directed on a water-drop we find ourselves making interpretations which turn out to be rather coarse; for whereas under a weak lens you may seem to see a creature exhibiting an active voracity into which other smaller creatures actively play as if they were so many animated tax-pennies, a stronger lens reveals to you certain tiniest hairlets which make vortices for these victims while the swallower waits passively at his receipt of custom. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Taking upon me once to justify something in use amongst us, and that was received with absolute authority for a great many leagues round about us, and not content, as men commonly do, to establish it only by force of law and example, but inquiring still further into its origin, I found the foundation so weak, that I who made it my business to confirm others, was very near being dissatisfied myself. 'Tis by this receipt that Plato –[Laws, viii. 6.]–undertakes to cure the unnatural and preposterous loves of his time, as one which he esteems of sovereign virtue, namely, that the public opinion condemns them; that the poets, and all other sorts of writers, relate horrible stories of them; a recipe, by virtue of which the most beautiful daughters no more allure their fathers' lust; nor brothers, of the finest shape and fashion, their sisters' desire; the very fables of Thyestes, OEdipus, and Macareus, having with the harmony of their song, infused this wholesome opinion and belief into the tender brains of children. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • I was in receipt in these days of disturbing letters from home, where things were not going well. — “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James
  • The merchant would not give more, especially as Darya Alexandrovna, for the first time that winter insisting on her right to her own property, had refused to sign the receipt for the payment of the last third of the forest. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • In the letter was enclosed a receipt for the sum, with a promise to repay it within three months, signed by Pan Vrublevsky as well. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky


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