from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The practice or profession of recording the accounts and transactions of a business.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Accounting: the skill or practice of keeping books or systematic records of financial transactions, e.g. income and expenses.
- v. Present participle of bookkeep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of recording pecuniary or business transactions in a regular and systematic manner, so as to show their relation to each other, and the state of the business in which they occur; the art of keeping accounts. The books commonly used are a daybook, cashbook, journal, and ledger. See daybook, cashbook, journal, and ledger.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of recording pecuniary transactions in a regular and systematic manner; the art of keeping accounts in such a manner as to give a permanent record of business transactions from which the true state or history of one's pecuniary affairs or mercantile dealings may at any time be ascertained.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the activity of recording business transactions
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