Letter E: Bookkeeping and Accounting Definitions
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ACCOUNTING DEFINITIONS STARTING WITH THE LETTER E
To receive, as salary or wages, for labor or exertion. To bring in (interest, etc .) as gain or profit.
That which is earned; compensation; wages; salary.
Relating to the science of economics; pertaining to money matters or wealth.
Careful and provident in management; not wasteful nor extravagant; frugal; saving.
The science that treats of the production and distribution of wealth.
A method of divine management of human affairs or a system of laws and regulations, rites, and ceremonies. Any practical system in which means are adjusted to ends, especially in the natural world. The practical adjustment, organization, or administration of affairs or resources, especially of industrial resources of a state.
To hire; engage the services of. To provide work and livelihood for; have as employees.
One who works for another in return for a salary, wages, or other consideration.
One who employ’s. A person or business firm that employs workmen, servants, etc. for wages.
The act of employing, or the state of being employed. The work upon which one is or may be engaged, occupation, trade.
To authorize, delegate authority to. To enable, permit.
To write upon the back of; especially, to write one's name on the back of (a check, draft, etc.) to assign it or to guarantee its payment. To indicate receipt of (a sum) by signing one's name. To give sanction to.
To bestow a permanent fund or income upon.
Money or property given for the permanent use of an institution, person, or object. Any natural gift, as talent or beauty.
Somebody who initiates or finances new commercial enterprises.
Of the same degree with another or with each other, as in magnitude or value; neither greater nor less.
The process or act of making equal; equal division; equality. Math. A statement expressing the equality of two quantities.
In accounting terms, after all liabilities are paid, ownership equity is the remaining interest in assets.
The condition of erring, or going astray from the truth. Math. The difference between the observed value of a magnitude and the true or mean value as determined by a series of measurements of the same quantity. Any deviation from the true or mean value not due to gross blunders of overstating and measurement.
An instrument, under seal, placed in the hands of a third person for delivery to the grantee on some condition, the instrument being of no effect until delivery.
To form an approximate opinion of; calculate roughly.
The philosophy of morals.
In accordance with right principles, as defined by a given system of ethics or professional conduct.
The act of giving or receiving on thing as an equivalent for another; a trade; a bartering.
To do or carry out fully. To put in force; administer, as a law.
Having the function, power, or skill of executing or performing. Having ability or aptitude for direction or controlling. Connected with or pertaining to direction or control.
The amount of an employee's expenses during a particular period, or a record of this.
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