Associations to the word «Accounting»


ACCOUNTING, verb. Present participle of account
ACCOUNTING, noun. (accounting) The development and use of a system for recording and analyzing the financial transactions and financial status of a business or other organization.
ACCOUNTING, noun. A relaying of events; justification of actions.
ACCOUNTING COST, noun. (economics) The total amount of money or goods expended in an endeavour. It is money paid out at some time in the past and recorded in journal entries and ledgers.
ACCOUNTING COSTS, noun. Plural of accounting cost
ACCOUNTING MACHINE, noun. (accounting) (computing) (dated) A business machine useing keys or stored data, that tabulates, adds, subtracts, and totals.
ACCOUNTING MACHINES, noun. Plural of accounting machine
ACCOUNTING PERIOD, noun. A regular period of time, as a month, quarter, or year, for which an operative statement is drawn up.
ACCOUNTING PERIODS, noun. Plural of accounting period
ACCOUNTING PROFIT, noun. (accounting) The total revenue minus costs properly chargeable against goods sold.
ACCOUNTING TO, verb. Present participle of account to

Dictionary definition

ACCOUNTING, noun. A convincing explanation that reveals basic causes; "he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions".
ACCOUNTING, noun. A system that provides quantitative information about finances.
ACCOUNTING, noun. The occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business.
ACCOUNTING, noun. A bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts.
ACCOUNTING, noun. A statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month".

Wise words

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