Definition of Accounting in English :

Define Accounting in English

Accounting meaning in English

Meaning of Accounting in English

Pronunciation of Accounting in English

Accounting pronunciation in English

Pronounce Accounting in English


see synonyms of accounting


1. accounting

a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes

Example Sentences:
'he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions'

2. accounting

a system that provides quantitative information about finances

3. accountancy, accounting

the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business

4. accounting, accounting system, method of accounting

a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts

5. account, account statement, accounting

a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

Example Sentences:
'they send me an accounting every month'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of accounting
the skill or practice of maintaining and auditing accounts and preparing reports on the assets, liabilities, etc, of a business
(as modifier)
an accounting period
accounting entity

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see synonyms of accounting
the principles or practice of systematically recording, presenting, and interpreting financial accounts
a statement of debits and credits
a settling or balancing of accounts

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of accounting
The practice or profession of maintaining the financial records of a business, including bookkeeping as well as the preparation of statements concerning the assets, liabilities, and operating results.

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