Definition of "quittances" []

  • Release from debt or other obligation (noun)
  • A receipt or other document certifying this (noun)
  • Plural form of quittance. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quittances" in a sentence
  • "En plus du Website Pro Day, je propose de tenir début janvier le World Wide Paperwork and Administrivia Day, consacré à régler ces histoires de paperasses j'ai des tas de quittances à trier et à envoyer à ma comptable, par exemple une fois pour toutes."
  • "The quittances which the Mayor of Meudon had exacted from him before he would issue the necessary safe-conducts placed the whole of his future, perhaps his very life, in jeopardy."
  • "House at San Francisco, a porter wheeling a truck broke through a queue of us waiting to obtain our quittances, with the careless warning, "Out of the way, fellers!""