Definitions for Accountingəˈkaʊn tɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Accounting
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the system or occupation of setting up, maintaining, and auditing the books of a firm and of analyzing its financial status and operating results.
a detailed report of the financial state or transactions of a person, company, etc.
Origin of accounting:
a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes
"he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions"
a system that provides quantitative information about finances
the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
accounting, accounting system, method of accounting(noun)
a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
account, accounting, account statement(noun)
a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance
"they send me an accounting every month"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the process of keeping financial records
The development and use of a system for recording and analyzing the financial transactions and financial status of a business or other organization.
A relaying of events; justification of actions.
He was required to give a thorough accounting of his time.
Origin: * First attested in the late 14th century.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
System of recording financial transactions.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'Accounting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3832
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Accounting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4739
Rank popularity for the word 'Accounting' in Nouns Frequency: #1576
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