Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of plural.
  • n. An abbreviation of Poor-law Board.
  • n. An abbreviation of Poor-law Commissioners.
  • An abbreviation of Poor-law Guardians.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • And we went through tremendous detail from the entire income statement, P & L statement, cash flow, balance sheet by month, by quarter, by year.

    CNN Transcript Dec 4, 2008

  • The clients' manager who has P & L responsibility wants to cut costs by sending more work to India.

    A Dog's Death

  • Originally, we just wanted P & L, but then we fig. we'd try to get Aragorn too, since we have all the other main ones.

    chsturtle Diary Entry

  • Manage the P & L for the Consulting portion of a portfolio of Fortune 500 clients

    News -

  • • Preparation and participation in period P & L reviews - News

  • Front-line management role in the retail or service industry with P & L responsibility

    News -

  • He noted that in the real world it is sometimes advantageous to bury IT costs in the capital budget and keep it off the P & L for a few years.

    EarthWeb IT Management News & Views

  • Lead activity survey, business modeling such as product P & L, productivity metrics, milestone tracking, etc. Today in Finance

  • It's been just over a week since we last drove down memory lane regarding Baidu. com (BIDU) and its "VW" base and an update on a long September 80 straddle position which was still in need of some extra stock fuel to get the P & L out of an essentially neutral-like situation.

  • Analyze actual to budget variances on the P & L and balance sheet. Today in Finance


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.