Definitions for: Quittance


[n] payment of a debt or obligation
[n] a document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt



Webster (1913) Definition: Quit"tance, n. [OE. quitaunce, OF. quitance, F.
quittance. See Quit, v. t.]
1. Discharge from a debt or an obligation; acquittance.

Omittance is no quittance. --Shak.

2. Recompense; return; repayment. [Obs.] --Shak.


Quit"tance, v. t.
To repay; to requite. [Obs.] --Shak.

Synonyms: repayment

See Also: document, payment, redemption


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