Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

quittance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quittance

  1. 1 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility <the indentured servant obtained a quittance from his master stating he was free to leave and was no longer required to work> Synonyms delivery, discharge, quietus, releaseRelated Words dispensation, exemption, immunity, waiver

  2. 2 payment to another for a loss or injury <the court awarded the plaintiff a substantial quittance for bodily injury and emotional distress> Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, compensation, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), requital, restitution, satisfactionRelated Words punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation




Learn More about quittance


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up quittance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to work hard

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry maudlin prompt oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ