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au·dit

 (ô′dĭt)
n.
1. An examination of records or financial accounts to check their accuracy.
2. An adjustment or correction of accounts.
3. An examined and verified account.
4. A thorough examination or evaluation: an audit of water use.
v. au·dit·ed, au·dit·ing, au·dits
v.tr.
1. To examine, verify, or correct the financial accounts of: Independent accountants audit the company annually. The IRS audits questionable income tax returns.
2. To attend (a course) without requesting or receiving academic credit.
3. To examine or evaluate (something) thoroughly: audit a house's energy consumption.
v.intr.
To conduct an audit.

[Middle English (influenced by auditor, auditor), from Latin audītus, a hearing, from past participle of audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

au′dit·a·ble adj.

audit

(ˈɔːdɪt)
n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping)
a. an inspection, correction, and verification of business accounts, conducted by an independent qualified accountant
b. (as modifier): audit report.
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) US an audited account
3. any thoroughgoing check or examination
4. archaic a hearing
vb
5. (Accounting & Book-keeping) to inspect, correct, and certify (accounts, etc)
6. (Education) US and Canadian to attend (classes, etc) as an auditor
[C15: from Latin audītus a hearing, from audīre to hear]

au•dit

(ˈɔ dɪt)

n.
1. an official examination and verification of financial accounts and records.
2. a final report detailing an audit.
3. the inspection or examination of something, as a building, to determine its safety, efficiency, or the like.
v.t.
4. to make an audit of (accounts, records, etc.).
5. to attend (classes, lectures, etc.) as an auditor.
6. to make an audit of (a building or other facility) to evaluate safety, efficiency, etc.
v.i.
7. to perform an audit.
[1400–50; late Middle English audite < Latin audītus the sense or act of hearing]
au′dit•a•ble, adj.

audit


Past participle: audited
Gerund: auditing

Imperative
audit
audit
Present
I audit
you audit
he/she/it audits
we audit
you audit
they audit
Preterite
I audited
you audited
he/she/it audited
we audited
you audited
they audited
Present Continuous
I am auditing
you are auditing
he/she/it is auditing
we are auditing
you are auditing
they are auditing
Present Perfect
I have audited
you have audited
he/she/it has audited
we have audited
you have audited
they have audited
Past Continuous
I was auditing
you were auditing
he/she/it was auditing
we were auditing
you were auditing
they were auditing
Past Perfect
I had audited
you had audited
he/she/it had audited
we had audited
you had audited
they had audited
Future
I will audit
you will audit
he/she/it will audit
we will audit
you will audit
they will audit
Future Perfect
I will have audited
you will have audited
he/she/it will have audited
we will have audited
you will have audited
they will have audited
Future Continuous
I will be auditing
you will be auditing
he/she/it will be auditing
we will be auditing
you will be auditing
they will be auditing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been auditing
you have been auditing
he/she/it has been auditing
we have been auditing
you have been auditing
they have been auditing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been auditing
you will have been auditing
he/she/it will have been auditing
we will have been auditing
you will have been auditing
they will have been auditing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been auditing
you had been auditing
he/she/it had been auditing
we had been auditing
you had been auditing
they had been auditing
Conditional
I would audit
you would audit
he/she/it would audit
we would audit
you would audit
they would audit
Past Conditional
I would have audited
you would have audited
he/she/it would have audited
we would have audited
you would have audited
they would have audited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audit - an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPAaudit - an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
financial audit - an attestation that the client's financial statement is accurate
accounting system, method of accounting, accounting - a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
limited audit - an audit of limited scope (limited in time span or confined to particular accounts etc.)
bottom line - the last line in an audit; the line that shows profit or loss
2.audit - a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation; "he made an audit of all the plants on his property"; "an energy efficiency audit"; "an email log audit"
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
Verb1.audit - examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
2.audit - attend academic courses without getting creditaudit - attend academic courses without getting credit
learn, study, read, take - be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"

audit

(Accounting)
verb
1. inspect, check, review, balance, survey, examine, investigate, go through, assess, go over, evaluate, vet, verify, appraise, scrutinize, inquire into Each year they audit our accounts and certify them as true and fair.
Translations
فَحْص رَسْمي لِلحِساباتمُرَاجَعَةُ الـحِسَاباتيُراجِعُ الـحِسَاباتيَفْحَص الحِسابات رَسْمِيّاً
auditrevidovat účtyzrevidovat
revidererevision
tarkastustehdä tilintarkastustilintarkastus
revidiratirevizija
átvizsgálkönyvvizsgálat
endurskoîun
監査監査する
감사감사하다
auditasauditoriuspatikrinimasrevizijarevizorius
auditsizdarīt auditurevidētrevīzija
revidovať účtyrevízia účtov
reviderarevision
การตรวจสอบบัญชีตรวจสอบบัญชี
kiểm toánsự kiểm toán

audit

[ˈɔːdɪt]
A. Nauditoría f, revisión f de cuentas
B. VT
1. (Fin) → auditar, realizar una auditoría de, revisar
2. (US) to audit a courseasistir a un curso como oyente

audit

[ˈɔːdɪt]
n [company, accounts] → audit m
The company still hasn't had a proper audit → La compagnie n'a encore jamais été soumise à un audit en bonne et due forme.
vt [+ company, accounts] → faire l'audit de, auditer

audit

vt
accounts, companyprüfen
(US Univ) → belegen, ohne einen Schein zu machen, Gasthörer sein bei

audit

[ˈɔːdɪt]
1. nrevisione f dei conti, verifica (ufficiale) dei conti
2. vt (accounts) → rivedere, verificare

audit

(ˈoːdit) noun
an official examination of financial accounts.
verb
to examine financial accounts officially.
ˈauditor noun
a person who audits accounts.

audit

مُرَاجَعَةُ الـحِسَابات, يُراجِعُ الـحِسَابات audit, zrevidovat revidere, revision prüfen, Rechnungsprüfung έλεγχος, ελέγχω auditar, auditoría tehdä tilintarkastus, tilintarkastus audit, auditer revidirati, revizija revisionare, revisione 監査, 監査する 감사, 감사하다 accountantscontrole, de boeken controleren granske, revisjon kontrola ksiąg, skontrolować auditoria, examinar, fazer auditoria проверка, проверять отчетность revidera, revision การตรวจสอบบัญชี, ตรวจสอบบัญชี hesap denetimi, hesapları denetlemek kiểm toán, sự kiểm toán 审计, 稽核
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