×

ledger meaning

Pronunciation:   "ledger" in a sentence
  • Noun: ledger  lejer
    1. A record in which commercial accounts are recorded
      - leger, account book, book of account, book 
    2. An accounting journal as a physical object
      - daybook

    Derived forms: ledgers

    Type of: journal, record

    Encyclopedia: Ledger


  • [Architecture]
    1.

    In formwork, a horizontal member which is supported by hangers or by upright posts and carries joists.

    2.

    A horizontal member which is housed in the studs of balloon framing and carries joists.

    3.

    In scaffolding, one of the horizontal members fastened to uprights which support the put-logs and which are at right angles to the wall; they carry the boards on which the workmen stand.

    4.

    A flat slab of stone, such as that laid horizontally over a grave.

    ledger, 1

    ledger, 2


  • [Business]
    noun [C]

    BOUGHT LEDGER, CREDITORS' LEDGER, DEBTORS' LEDGER, GENERAL LEDGER, NOMINAL LEDGER, PURCHASE LEDGER, SALES LEDGER

    (Accounting )

    a book or computer file in which a bank, a business, etc. records the money it has paid and received:

    balancing a ledger

    A company director was accused of falsifying entries in the company ledger.

Examples

    More:   Next
  1. i will have to check the entries in the ledger.
  2. miss ledger looked troubled.
  3. the young man bowed his head and bent over his ledger again.
  4. i had a notion yesterday-yes, if it could be worked out-i asked miss ledger to look into it.
  5. in addition to the head accountant bookkeepers on the staff post the transaction in the various ledgers and guest accounts.

Related Words

  1. ledged meaning
  2. ledged door meaning
  3. ledged-and-braced door meaning
  4. ledgeman meaning
  5. ledgement table, ledgment table meaning
  6. ledger board meaning
  7. ledger cash meaning
  8. ledger clerk meaning
  9. ledger entry meaning
  10. ledger line meaning
PC Version