Associations to the word «Ledger»


LEDGER, noun. A book for keeping notes, especially one for keeping accounting records.
LEDGER, noun. (accounting) A collection of accounting entries consisting of credits and debits.
LEDGER, noun. (construction) A board attached to a wall to provide support for attaching other structural elements (such as deck joists or roof rafters) to the building.
LEDGER, noun. A large flat stone, especially one laid over a tomb.
LEDGER BOARD, noun. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) Any of a series of horizontal boards, joined by vertical supports, but especially the topmost rail of a fence or balustrade
LEDGER LINE, noun. A musical notation to inscribe notes outside the lines and spaces of the regular musical staves; a line slightly longer than the note is drawn parallel to the staff, above or below, spaced at the same distances as the notes within the staff.
LEDGER LINES, noun. Plural of ledger line

Dictionary definition

LEDGER, noun. A record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books".
LEDGER, noun. An accounting journal as a physical object; "he bought a new daybook".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne