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Receipt vs. Recipe

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Main Difference

The main difference between Receipt and Recipe is that the Receipt is a written acknowledgment that a person has received money or property in payment and Recipe is a a set of instructions for preparing a processed food item.

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Wikipedia
  • Receipt (noun)

    The act of receiving, or the fact of having been received.

  • Receipt (noun)

    The fact of having received a blow, injury etc.

  • Receipt (noun)

    A quantity or amount received; takings.

    "This weekend's receipts alone cover our costs to mount the production!"

  • Receipt (noun)

    A written acknowledgment that a specified article or sum of money has been received.

  • Receipt (noun)

    (A piece of) evidence (e.g. documentation or screen captures) of past wrongdoing or problematic behavior or statements.

  • Receipt (noun)

    A recipe, instructions, prescription.

  • Receipt (noun)

    A receptacle.

  • Receipt (noun)

    A revenue office.

  • Receipt (noun)

    Reception, as an act of hospitality.

  • Receipt (noun)

    Capability of receiving; capacity.

  • Receipt (noun)

    A recess; a retired place.

  • Receipt (verb)

    To give or write a receipt (for something).

    "to receipt delivered goods"

  • Receipt (verb)

    To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; to mark a bill as having been paid.

    "to receipt a bill"

  • Recipe (noun)

    A formula for preparing or using a medicine; a prescription; also, a medicine prepared from such instructions. from 16th c.

  • Recipe (noun)

    Any set of instructions for preparing a mixture of ingredients. from 17th c.

  • Recipe (noun)

    By extension, a plan or procedure to obtain a given end result; a prescription. from 17th c.

    "His new approach is definitely a recipe for success."

  • Recipe (noun)

    Now especially, a set of instructions for making or preparing food dishes. from 18th c.

  • Recipe (noun)

    A set of conditions and parameters of an industrial process to obtain a given result.

    "Stepper recipes."

Wiktionary
  • Receipt (noun)

    the action of receiving something or the fact of its being received

    "families in receipt of supplementary benefit"

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

  • Receipt (noun)

    a written or printed statement acknowledging that something has been paid for or that goods have been received

    "always make sure you get a receipt"

  • Receipt (noun)

    an amount of money received during a particular period by an organization or business

    "box office receipts"

  • Receipt (noun)

    a recipe

    "she spent hours in the kitchen, trying all sorts of receipts"

  • Receipt (verb)

    mark (a bill) as paid

    "the receipted hotel bill"

  • Recipe (noun)

    a set of instructions for preparing a particular dish, including a list of the ingredients required

    "a traditional Yorkshire recipe"

  • Recipe (noun)

    something which is likely to lead to a particular outcome

    "sky-high interest rates are a recipe for disaster"

  • Recipe (noun)

    a medical prescription

    "it would be useless to enumerate all the drugs and recipes for their application which have been tried"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Receipt (noun)

    The act of receiving; reception.

  • Receipt (noun)

    Reception, as an act of hospitality.

  • Receipt (noun)

    Capability of receiving; capacity.

  • Receipt (noun)

    Place of receiving.

  • Receipt (noun)

    Hence, a recess; a retired place.

  • Receipt (noun)

    A formulary according to the directions of which things are to be taken or combined; a recipe; as, a receipt for making sponge cake.

  • Receipt (noun)

    A writing acknowledging the taking or receiving of goods delivered; an acknowledgment of money paid.

  • Receipt (noun)

    That which is received; that which comes in, in distinction from what is expended, paid out, sent away, and the like; - usually in the plural; as, the receipts amounted to a thousand dollars.

  • Receipt

    To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff.

  • Receipt

    To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to receipt a bill.

  • Receipt (verb)

    To give a receipt, as for money paid.

  • Recipe (noun)

    A formulary or prescription for making some combination, mixture, or preparation of materials; a receipt.

  • Recipe (noun)

    a prescription for medicine.

  • Recipe (noun)

    a prescription for medicine.

  • Recipe (noun)

    a set of directions for preparing food from its ingredients.

  • Recipe (noun)

    a method or procedure for accomplishing a goal by defined steps; - implying a high probability of achieving the goal; as, a recipe for success. Also used in a negative sense, as, a recipe for disaster.

Webster Dictionary
  • Receipt (noun)

    the act of receiving

  • Receipt (noun)

    an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

  • Receipt (verb)

    report the receipt of;

    "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"

  • Receipt (verb)

    mark or stamp as paid

  • Recipe (noun)

    directions for making something

Princeton's WordNet

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