Learner's definition of RECEIPT
a piece of paper on which the things that you buy or the services that you pay for are listed with the total amount paid and the prices for each
the act of receiving something
The form should be completed and returned within 30 days of receipt.
Open immediately upon/on receipt of the package.
I am in receipt of your instructions. [=I have received your instructions]
money that a business, bank, or government receives