Definitions of "accounting"
  1. A process typically ordered by a court where financial records are closely examined
  2. A legal procedure that settles the distribution of a partnership's assets, typically when the partnership is ending
How to use "accounting" in a sentence
  1. The judge ordered an accounting of the company's financial activities for the past year.
  2. After the dissolution of their business partnership, an accounting was required to equitably distribute the assets.
  3. The auditor performed an accounting to ensure all funds were used properly.

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