- a settlement of, or release from, debt or liability
- a record of this; receipt
Origin of acquittanceMiddle English aquitaunce from Old French aquitance: see acquit and -ance
A written release from an obligation, such as a receipt indicating payment in full.
(third-person singular simple present acquittances, present participle acquittancing, simple past and past participle acquittanced)
- (obsolete) To acquit.