quittance

noun
quit·​tance | \ ˈkwi-tᵊn(t)s How to pronounce quittance (audio) \

Definition of quittance

1a : discharge from a debt or an obligation
b : a document evidencing quittance

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Synonyms

delivery, discharge, quietus, release

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Examples of quittance in a Sentence

the indentured servant obtained a quittance from his master stating he was free to leave and was no longer required to work the court awarded the plaintiff a substantial quittance for bodily injury and emotional distress

First Known Use of quittance

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of quittance was in the 14th century

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