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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun accountant:

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Definition of the noun accountant

What does accountant mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accountants

  1. someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    • examples: The company took action against its former accountant. | The accountant would not concede the mistake. | The accountant was blamed for the mistake. | The accountant will go into these figures. | When the accountant was arrested, rumour had it that it was for his creative bookkeeping. | Because the store is so small, he has to wear many different hats, from accountant to stock boy. | Allan was lucky and passed the tax accountant examination. | No suspicion may be attached to the accountant. | He has the capacity to become an accountant. | He is an accountant at the company.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of accountant: comptroller / controller
    • more generic words: bourgeois / businessperson = a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    • more specific terms:
      • auditor = a qualified accountant who inspects the accounting records and practices of a business or other organization
      • bean counter = an accountant or bureaucrat who is believed to place undue emphasis on the control of expenditures
      • bookkeeper = someone who records the transactions of a business
      • certified public accountant / CPA = an accountant who has passed certain examinations and met all other statutory and licensing requirements of a United States state to be certified by that state
      • chartered accountant = a British or Canadian accountant who is a member of a professional body that has a royal charter
      • cost accountant = a specialist in the systematic recording and analysis of the costs incident to production

Alternative definition of the noun accountant

noun

  1. One who renders account; one accountable.
  2. A reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)
  3. One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an officer in a public office, who has charge of the accounts.
  4. One whose profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another. The records are usually, but not always, financial records.

Specialised definition of the noun accountant

Glossary of sports / figure skating

the official who compiles scores from judges and computes placements

Definition of the adjective accountant

What does accountant mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. [obsolete, Shakespearian] accountable

Characters

  1. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2014 film Jersey Boys.
  2. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2010 film Fyodor.
  3. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1950 film Path of Hope.
  4. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2000 film Mission: Impossible II.
  5. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1989 film Batman.
  6. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1998 film The Big Hit.
  7. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2007 film Dead Clever.
  8. Accountant is a fictional character in the 2012 film This Is 40.
  9. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1973 film Turkish Delight.
  10. Accountant is a fictional character in the 1969 film Erotissimo.
  11. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2008 film Blindness.
  12. Accountant is a fictional character in Naked Campus, 1982 drama film.
  13. Accountant is a fictional character from the short comedy film Secrets of a Hollywood Nurse.
  14. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2010 film Rubber.
  15. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Aggression Scale.
  16. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1967 film There Was an Old Couple.
  17. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2011 film Dark Horse.
  18. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2007 film, Wild Hogs.
  19. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2013 film Fists of Finance.
  20. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2008 film Telstar: The Joe Meek Story.
  21. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Girlfriend Experience.
  22. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1993 romantic comedy film Look Who's Talking Now.
  23. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2008 film RocknRolla.
  24. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2014 film Brick Mansions.
  25. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2010 film The Other Guys.
  26. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2012 film Hitchcock.
  27. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2008 film Defiance.
  28. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1971 film Bikhare Moti.
  29. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1989 film Fletch Lives.
  30. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1972 film Across 110th Street.
  31. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2003 film Bad Boys II.
  32. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1997 film Chandralekha.
  33. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1993 film CB4.
  34. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1996 film The Juror.
  35. Accountant is a fictional character from the 1998 film Following.
  36. Accountant is a fictional character from the 2005 film Tara Road.

There are other characters with in their name, like Chief Accountant.

Miscellanea

  1. Accountant: An accountant is a practitioner of accounting or accountancy, which is the measurement, disclosure or provision of assurance about financial information that helps managers, investors, tax authorities and others make decisions about allocating resources.
    • also known as Λογιστής, Ragioniere, 會計師
  2. Accountant a.k.a. .accountant: The domain name suffix "accountant" is a generic top-level domain in the new ICANN's generic Top Level Domain program on the Internet. It is intended to be used by accountant, as well as accounting firms and professionals. This new generic top-level domain will be also available for other disciplines in the accounting industry, such as fields of accounting, financial stamentes, auditing and accounting qualifications.

Phrases with Accountant

Phrases starting with the word Accountant:

  1. Accountant's Lien
  2. Accountant General

Phrases ending with the word Accountant:

  1. cost accountant
  2. turf accountant
  3. chartered accountant
  4. certified public accountant

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Accountant

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Google previewStart Your Own Florist Shop and Other Floral Businesses (2006)

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success by Entrepreneur Press

While an accountant is an additional expense, it is a worthy investment. You don't have ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Marketing, 2nd edition (2003)

by Sarah White

When buyers are at risk if they hire a bad service—the way hiring a bad lawyer or a dishonest accountant is a risk—price is even more critical in establishing credibility.

Google previewAccounting Best Practices (2010)

by Steven M. Bragg

Eliminate the Tracking of WorkinProcess Inventory One of the most complex and errorridden tasks forthecost accountant is the tracking and accumulation of costs for workin process (WIP) inventory. Because inventory can pass through ...

Google previewLocal Authority Accounting Methods Volume 1 (RLE Accounting) (2014)

The Early Debate 1884-1908 by Hugh Coombs, J. R. Edwards

Equally interesting to an accountant is the evolution of a Municipal Balance Sheet.

Google previewArt of Advocacy Series: Direct Examination (2016)

by Scott Baldwin

HECHT: In terms of an independent contractor is concerned, Judge, unless the accountant is an employee, and therefore in that situation any information given to the employee is then obviously ostensibly the information given to the ...

Google previewE-Z Accounting (2009)

by Peter J. Eisen

The accountant is responsible for the design and implementation of the accounting system used by the business organization. Whether the accountant is the controller of the business or comes into the organization ...

Google previewA Practical Guide to Computer Forensics Investigations (2014)

by Darren R. Hayes

A forensic accountant is an individual who has an accounting background and is involved with financial investigations. Since its formation in 1989, the SANS ( SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security) Institute has provided training to security ...

Google previewReinventing Professional Services (2011)

Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace by Ari Kaplan

The Clayton, North Carolinabased accountant is the founder of Your Simple Bookkeeper, Inc.,a division ofthe K.M. Harrell Group LLC, which has been assisting the micro business community as a solo accountant (though not a certified public ...

Google previewIntroduction to Managerial Accounting

The managerial accountant is a major facilitator of this control process, including exploration of alternative corrective strategies to remedy unfavorable situations. In addition, a recent trend (brought about in the USA by financial legislation most ...

Google previewSecrets of a Serial Entrepreneur (2010)

A Business Dragon's Guide to Success by Shaf Rasul

One place where you will almost certainly need your accountant is the tax positionsofthe company buying the target company and the target company itself. The chances arethatyou will be ...

Google previewReview of Management Accounting Research (2011)

by Magdy G. Abdel-Kader

Furthermore, whether the accountant is the person who plays arole,or at least a major role, in this process is open to question. Ernst and Ewert (1999) usetarget costing asan example to analyze three distinctive characteristics that SMA ...

Google previewSetting Up and Running a Complementary Health Practice (2004)

by Patricia Bishop

Whether you decide to have your accounts reviewed and consolidated each year by an accountant is a matter of your personal choice, as this is not a legal requirement for anyone ...

Google previewCollins Primary Illustrated Dictionary (Collins Primary Dictionaries) (2015)

by Collins Dictionaries

accountant. accountants NOUN someone whose job is to look after the financial affairs of people and companies. accumulate. accumulates, accumulating, accumulated VERB Ifthings accumulate, or if you accumulate things, they collectover a ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

FORENSIC HEALTH ACCOUNTANT (FHA) FLAT PANEL: Computer or laptop monitor with plasma or LCD technology; flat screen; slang term. FLAT RATE: An unmetered subscription ISP connection. FLAW: Security or software error or ...

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Sign language

Accountant in Baby Sign Language, ASL

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Quotes about Accountant

Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it's too late to become a musician afterwards. (Peter Tork)
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1U1N1T1A1N1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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