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balance sheet

n.
A statement of a business or institution that lists the assets, debts, and owners' investment as of a specified date.

balance sheet

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) a statement that shows the financial position of a business enterprise at a specified date by listing the asset balances and the claims on such assets

bal′ance sheet`


n.
a statement of the financial position of a business on a specified date, esp. a tabular statement showing the debit and credit balances to be equal in a set of accounts.
[1830–40]

balance sheet

A statement showing the assets and liabilities of a business enterprise at a particular point in time.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.balance sheet - a record of the financial situation of an institution on a particular date by listing its assets and the claims against those assetsbalance sheet - a record of the financial situation of an institution on a particular date by listing its assets and the claims against those assets
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"

balance sheet

noun statement, report, account, budget, ledger, financial statement, credits and debits sheet They needed a strong balance sheet.
Translations
بَيَان الـمِيزانيَّةكشف بَيانُ الميزانيّه
rozvahabilance
statusopgørelseregnskab
tase
bilanca
efnahagsreikningur
貸借対照表バランスシート
대차대조표
bilancia
balansräkning
งบดุล
bilançobilânço
bản cân đối kế toán

balance sheet

nbilancio (di esercizio)

balance

(ˈbӕləns) noun
1. a weighing instrument.
2. a state of physical steadiness. The child was walking along the wall when he lost his balance and fell.
3. state of mental or emotional steadiness. The balance of her mind was disturbed.
4. the amount by which the two sides of a financial account (money spent and money received) differ. I have a balance (= amount remaining) of $100 in my bank account; a large bank balance.
verb
1. (of two sides of a financial account) to make or be equal. I can't get these accounts to balance.
2. to make or keep steady. She balanced the jug of water on her head; The girl balanced on her toes.
balance sheet
a paper showing a summary and balance of financial accounts.
in the balance
in an undecided or uncertain state. Her fate is (hanging) in the balance.
off balance
not steady. He hit me while I was off balance.
on balance
having taken everything into consideration. On balance I think Miss Smith is a better tennis player than my sister.

balance sheet

بَيَان الـمِيزانيَّة rozvaha statusopgørelse Bilanz ισολογισμός balance, hoja de balance contable tase bilan bilanca stato patrimoniale 貸借対照表 대차대조표 balans balanseregnskap zestawienie bilansowe balancete баланс balansräkning งบดุล bilanço bản cân đối kế toán 资产负债表
References in classic literature ?
I don't understand these things much, but it appears that he had juggled with accounts, cooked balance sheets, had gathered in deposits months after he ought to have known himself to be hopelessly insolvent, and done enough of other things, highly reprehensible in the eyes of the law, to earn for himself seven years' penal servitude.
This is the balance sheet of an attempt I made some years ago to carry out the idea of an International Association of Laborers--commonly known as THE International--or union of all workmen throughout the world in defence of the interests of labor.
The central bank of Ireland has said that it will keep the assessment of banks' balance sheets out of the public eye.
Simply put, the balance sheets of major banks were, and still are, fiction.
This type of recession starts when a sharp fall in asset prices following the bursting of a bubble leaves companies with impaired balance sheets as their asset prices shrink to a fraction of their liabilities.
Balance sheets and income statements are examples of accrual-based accounting.
Fraudsters manipulate balance sheets either directly through the booking of incorrect accounting entries or indirectly by keeping transactions off the books entirely.
Temporary differences are identified and measured using a "balance sheet" approach by comparing statutory and tax basis balance sheets.
Land banking enables a builder/developer to control its future land requirements and keep inventory in the pipeline without taxing its own lines of credit or negatively impacting balance sheets.
These documents, which include balance sheets, income statements and cash flow analyses, are like your company's diary.
I appreciate the subcommittee's invitation to discuss some of the factors influencing recent national and regional trends in bank lending as well as changes in the composition of banks' balance sheets.