Definitions for accounting

Definitions for (noun) accounting

Main entry: accountancy, accounting

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

Main entry: accounting

Definition: a system that provides quantitative information about finances

Main entry: accounting

Definition: a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes

Usage: he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions

Main entry: account, account statement, accounting

Definition: a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

Usage: they send me an accounting every month

Main entry: method of accounting, accounting, accounting system

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

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