accounting - definitions and synonyms

accounting noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes

    Example Sentenses:

    • he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions

  2. English Meaning: 

    : a system that provides quantitative information about finances

  3. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    accountancy
  4. English Meaning: 

    : a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts

  5. English Meaning: 

    : a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

    Example Sentenses:

    • they send me an accounting every month