Definitions for Ledgerˈlɛdʒ ɛr
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ledger, leger, account book, book of account, book(noun)
a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
"they got a subpoena to examine our books"
an accounting journal as a physical object
"he bought a new daybook"
A book for keeping notes, especially one for keeping accounting records.
: A collection of accounting entries consisting of credits and debits.
: A board attached to a wall to provide support for attaching other structural elements (such as deck joists or roof rafters) to the building.
a book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in business transactions, in which all debits and credits from the journal, etc., are placed under appropriate heads
a large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb
a horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie in being intended to carry weight
Origin: [Akin to D. legger layer, daybook (fr. leggen to lay, liggen to lie), E. ledge, lie. See Lie to be prostrate.]
A ledger is the principal book or computer file for recording and totaling monetary transactions by account, with debits and credits in separate columns and a beginning balance and ending balance for each account.
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- llibre de comptabilitatCatalan, Valencian
- účetní kniha, hlavní knihaCzech
- grand livre, longrine, registreFrench
- mórleabhar cuntasIrish
- registro contabile, traversa, registroItalian
- pukapuka kauteMāori
- kladblok, grootboekDutch
- bloco, canhotoPortuguese
- registrul mare, registru principalRomanian
- гроссбух, конторская книгаRussian
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