Synonyms for accounting

Synonyms for (noun) accounting

Synonyms: accountancy, accounting

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

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: accounting

Definition: a system that provides quantitative information about finances

Similar words: system, system of rules

Definition: a complex of methods or rules governing behavior

Usage: they have to operate under a system they oppose; that language has a complex system for indicating gender


Synonyms: accounting

Definition: a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes

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

Similar words: explanation, account

Definition: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

Usage: the explanation was very simple; I expected a brief account


Synonyms: account, account statement, accounting

Definition: a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

Usage: they send me an accounting every month

Similar words: statement, financial statement

Definition: a document showing credits and debits


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: register

Definition: a book in which names and transactions are listed