English - English Dictionary

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accountantshipthe position of accountant
accountancythe occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
accountingthe occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
cost accountingkeeping account of the costs of items in production
inventory accountingaccounting that controls and evaluates inventory
accountabilityresponsibility to someone or for some activity
accountthe quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account"
accountimportance or value; "a person of considerable account"; "he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"
accountinga system that provides quantitative information about finances
theoretical accounta simplified description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
pension accounta plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement
retirement savings accounta plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement
retirement accounta plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement
individual retirement accounta self-funded retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred
accounting principlea principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions
accounting standarda principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions
written accounta written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
accounta record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
accountan itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"
open accountan unpaid credit order
short accountthe aggregate of short sales on an open market
accounta short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the 11 o''clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
accounta 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"
accountinga convincing explanation that reveals basic causes; "he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions"
accountthe act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"