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Meaning of LEDGER

Pronunciation:  'lejer

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an accounting journal as a physical object; "he bought a new daybook"
  2. [n]  a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"

LEDGER is a 6 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: account book, book, book of account, daybook, leger
 See Also: accounting, accounting system, cost ledger, daybook, general ledger, journal, journal, method of accounting, record, subsidiary ledger



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ledg"er\(l[e^]j"[~e]r), n. [Akin to D. legger layer,
daybook (fr. leggen to lay, liggen to lie), E. ledge, lie.
See {Lie} to be prostrate.]
1. A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or
   preserved; the final book of record in business
   transactions, in which all debits and credits from the
   journal, etc., are placed under appropriate heads.
   [Written also {leger}.]

2. (Arch.)
   (a) A large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb. --Oxf.
   (b) A horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights
       and supporting floor timbers, a staircase,
       scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie
       in being intended to carry weight. [Written also

{Ledger bait}, fishing bait attached to a floating line
   fastened to the bank of a stream, pond, etc. --Walton.
   --J. H. Walsh.

{Ledger blade},a stationary shearing blade in a machine for
   shearing the nap of cloth.

{Ledger line}. See {Leger line}, under 3d {Leger}, a.

{Ledger wall} (Mining), the wall under a vein; the foot wall.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are keeping a ledger indicates that you will find yourself in a complicated situation that you will be left to combat on your own. If the accounts are the ledger are in good standing, then it indicates that you situation will improve in the end. If the accounts on the ledger are worthless, then it means that you will suffer some losses in your situation. Dreaming that you misplaced your ledger means that your plans will not go accordingly as a result of your neglect. Dreaming that there are errors in your ledger indicates that you will be involved in some minor disputes and experience small losses.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: account, account book, accounts payable ledger, accounts receivable ledger, address book, adversaria, album, annual, appointment calendar, appointment schedule, balance sheet, bank ledger, bankbook, bill, bill of fare, bill of lading, blankbook, blotter, books, calendar, card ledger, carte, cashbook, catalog, classified catalog, commonplace book, cost card, cost ledger, cost sheet, court calendar, daybook, desk calendar, diary, diptych, docket, Domesday Book, engagement book, factory ledger, inventory, invoice, journal, log, logbook, loose-leaf notebook, manifest, memo book, memorandum book, memory book, menu, notebook, pad, passbook, petty cashbook, pocket notebook, pocketbook, police blotter, purchase ledger, record book, register, registry, sales journal, sales ledger, scrapbook, scratch pad, spiral notebook, statement, stock ledger, stores ledger, suspense ledger, table, tablet, triptych, workbook, writing tablet, yearbook