Accounting

All possible synonyms of the word Accounting as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Account, accounting, account statement

Definition

  • a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"

Synonyms

  • account
  • accounting
  • account statement

Hypernyms

  • statement, financial statement: a document showing credits and debits

Hyponyms

  • capital account: (finance) an account of the net value of a business at a specified date
  • capital account: (economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities
  • profit and loss, profit and loss account: an account compiled at the end of an accounting period to show gross and net profit or loss
  • suspense account: an account used temporarily to carry doubtful receipts and disbursements or discrepancies pending their analysis and permanent classification
  • expense account, travel and entertainment account: an account to which salespersons or executives can charge travel and entertainment expenses

Part metromyms

  • balance: equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

Accounting, accounting system, method of accounting

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • accounting
  • accounting system
  • method of accounting

Hypernyms

  • register: a book in which names and transactions are listed

Member holonyms

  • ledger, leger, account book, book of account, book: a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"

Hyponyms

  • control account: an account that shows totals of amounts entered in a subsidiary ledger
  • entry, accounting entry, ledger entry: a written record of a commercial transaction
  • credit side: account of payments received; usually the right side of a financial statement
  • debit side: account of payments owed; usually the left side of a financial statement
  • accrual basis: a method of accounting in which each item is entered as it is earned or incurred regardless of when actual payments are received or made
  • cash basis: a method of accounting in which each item is entered as payments are received or made
  • pooling of interest: an accounting method used in the merging of companies; the balance sheets are added together item by item; this method is tax-free
  • audited account, audit: an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
  • review, limited review: (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data

Accountancy, accounting

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • accountancy
  • accounting

Hypernyms

  • occupation, business, job, line of work, line: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"

Hyponyms

  • cost accounting: keeping account of the costs of items in production
  • bookkeeping, clerking: the activity of recording business transactions
  • inventory accounting: accounting that controls and evaluates inventory

Topic domain members

  • carry over, carry forward: transfer from one time period to the next

Accounting

Definition

  • a system that provides quantitative information about finances

Synonyms

  • accounting

Hypernyms

  • system, system of rules: a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"

Topic domain members

  • unbalanced: debits and credits are not equal
  • internal control: an accounting procedure or system designed to promote efficiency or assure the implementation of a policy or safeguard assets or avoid fraud and error etc.
  • unearned income, unearned revenue: (accounting) income received but not yet earned (usually considered a current liability on a company's balance sheet)
  • straight-line method, straight-line method of depreciation: (accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life
  • write-off, write-down: (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
  • good will, goodwill: (accounting) an intangible asset valued according to the advantage or reputation a business has acquired (over and above its tangible assets)
  • review, limited review: (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data
  • inventory: (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods
  • debit: enter as debit

Hyponyms

  • balance of payments, balance of international payments: a system of recording all of a country's economic transactions with the rest of the world over a period of one year; "a favorable balance of payments exists when more payments are coming in than going out"
  • current account: that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's exports and imports of goods and services and transfer payments

Accounting

Definition

  • a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes; "he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions"

Synonyms

  • accounting

Hypernyms

  • explanation, account: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"

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