ledger


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ledg·er

 (lĕj′ər)
n.
1.
a. A book in which the monetary transactions of a business are posted in the form of debits and credits.
b. A book to which the record of accounts is transferred as final entry from original postings.
2. A slab of stone laid flat over a grave.
3. A horizontal timber in a scaffold, attached to the uprights and supporting the putlogs.

[Middle English legger, breviary, probably from leggen, to lay; see ledge.]

ledger

(ˈlɛdʒə)
n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting the principal book in which the commercial transactions of a company are recorded
2. (Physical Geography) a flat horizontal slab of stone
3. (Architecture) a horizontal scaffold pole fixed to two upright poles for supporting the outer ends of putlogs
4. (Angling) angling
a. a wire trace that allows the weight to rest on the bottom and the bait to float freely
b. (as modifier): ledger tackle.
vb
(Angling) (intr) angling to fish using a ledger
[C15 legger book retained in a specific place, probably from leggen to lay1]

Ledger

(ˈlɛdʒə)
n
(Biography) Heath(cliffe) Andrew. 1979–2008, Australian film actor. His films include The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001) and Brokeback Mountain (2005)

ledg•er

(ˈlɛdʒ ɛr)

n.
1. an account book of final entry, in which business transactions are recorded.
2. a flat slab of stone laid over a grave.
[1475–85; earlier legger book]

ledger


Past participle: ledgered
Gerund: ledgering

Imperative
ledger
ledger
Present
I ledger
you ledger
he/she/it ledgers
we ledger
you ledger
they ledger
Preterite
I ledgered
you ledgered
he/she/it ledgered
we ledgered
you ledgered
they ledgered
Present Continuous
I am ledgering
you are ledgering
he/she/it is ledgering
we are ledgering
you are ledgering
they are ledgering
Present Perfect
I have ledgered
you have ledgered
he/she/it has ledgered
we have ledgered
you have ledgered
they have ledgered
Past Continuous
I was ledgering
you were ledgering
he/she/it was ledgering
we were ledgering
you were ledgering
they were ledgering
Past Perfect
I had ledgered
you had ledgered
he/she/it had ledgered
we had ledgered
you had ledgered
they had ledgered
Future
I will ledger
you will ledger
he/she/it will ledger
we will ledger
you will ledger
they will ledger
Future Perfect
I will have ledgered
you will have ledgered
he/she/it will have ledgered
we will have ledgered
you will have ledgered
they will have ledgered
Future Continuous
I will be ledgering
you will be ledgering
he/she/it will be ledgering
we will be ledgering
you will be ledgering
they will be ledgering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ledgering
you have been ledgering
he/she/it has been ledgering
we have been ledgering
you have been ledgering
they have been ledgering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ledgering
you will have been ledgering
he/she/it will have been ledgering
we will have been ledgering
you will have been ledgering
they will have been ledgering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ledgering
you had been ledgering
he/she/it had been ledgering
we had been ledgering
you had been ledgering
they had been ledgering
Conditional
I would ledger
you would ledger
he/she/it would ledger
we would ledger
you would ledger
they would ledger
Past Conditional
I would have ledgered
you would have ledgered
he/she/it would have ledgered
we would have ledgered
you would have ledgered
they would have ledgered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ledger - a record in which commercial accounts are recordedledger - a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
cost ledger - ledger showing the accumulated costs classified in various ways
general ledger - the ledger that contains all of the financial accounts of a business; contains offsetting debit and credit accounts (including control accounts)
subsidiary ledger - details of an account supporting the amount stated in the general ledger
daybook, journal - a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
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
2.ledger - an accounting journal as a physical object; "he bought a new daybook"
journal - a record book as a physical object

ledger

noun account book, book, record, accounts, register, journal, record book, daybook He kept detailed records in an accounts ledger.
Translations
دَفْتَر الأسْتاذ
účetní kniha
hovedbog
fõkönyv
höfuîbók
didžioji knyga
virsgrāmata
hlavná kniha
ana hesap defteridefterikebir

ledger

[ˈledʒəʳ] Nlibro m mayor

ledger

[ˈlɛdʒər] nregistre m

ledger

nHauptbuch nt

ledger

[ˈlɛdʒəʳ] nlibro mastro, registro

ledger

(ˈledʒə) noun
the book of accounts of an office or shop.
References in classic literature ?
The remainder was credited to her and debited to somebody else's account in the ledger kept by G-- Oh, primal energy, you say, Reverend Doctor--Well then, in the Ledger of Primal Energy.
My Day-book and Ledger will evince this in a minute.
But sometimes a young fellow would look up from his ledger, or out through the grating of his father's bank, and let his eyes follow Lena Lingard, as she passed the window with her slow, undulating walk, or Tiny Soderball, tripping by in her short skirt and striped stockings.
He had a thick ledger lying open before him, and with the fingers of his right hand inserted between the leaves, and his eyes fixed on a very fat old lady in a mob-cap--evidently the proprietress of the establishment--who was airing herself at the fire, seemed to be only waiting her directions to refer to some entries contained within its rusty clasps.
The Englishman entered, and found Morrel seated at a table, turning over the formidable columns of his ledger, which contained the list of his liabilities.
When they make up their ledger, they balance stupidity by wealth, and vice by hypocrisy.
Pepperell consented to shut up his ledger, gird on a sword, and assume the title of general.
I cannot imagine you sitting in an office over a ledger, and do you wear a tall hat and an umbrella and a little black bag?
There were sheets of paper still lying about covered with figures, a brass-bound ledger lay open at the further end of the table, In the background a young man, slim, pale, ill-dressed in sober black, was filling a large tin box with documents and letters.
You pull down your ledger, sign your name, and you can strike a blow as deadly as any we can conceive.
Mahbub had business at Quetta, and there Kim, as Mahbub admitted, earned his keep, and perhaps a little over, by spending four curious days as scullion in the house of a fat Commissariat sergeant, from whose office-box, in an auspicious moment, he removed a little vellum ledger which he copied out - it seemed to deal entirely with cattle and camel sales - by moonlight, lying behind an outhouse, all through one hot night.
She took up the domestic ledger and the kitchen report; corrected the butcher; cautioned the cook; and disposed of all arrears of domestic business before Hopkins was summoned again.