HyperDic: audit

English > 4 senses of the word audit:
NOUNpossessionaudit, audited accountan inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
actaudita methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
VERBcognitionaudit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspectexamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
cognitionauditattend academic courses without getting credit
audit > pronunciation
Soundsao'diht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > audit: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningAn inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA.
Synonymaudited account
Partsbottom lineThe last line in an audit / audit
Narrowerfinancial auditAn attestation that the client's financial statement is accurate
limited auditAn audit of limited scope (limited in time span or confined to particular accounts etc.)
Broaderaccounting, accounting system, method of accountingA bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business
Spanishauditoría, revisión de cuentas
Catalanauditoria, revisió de comptes
Verbsauditexamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
English > audit: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA methodical examination or review of a condition or situation.
Examples
  • "he made an audit of all the plants on his property"
  • "an energy efficiency audit"
  • "an email log audit"
Broaderexamination, scrutinyThe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
Spanishauditoría, inspección
Catalanauditoria
English > audit: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningExamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"audit accounts and tax returns"
Synonymsscrutinize, scrutinise, inspect
Broaderanalyze, analyse, study, examine, canvassConsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning / meaning
Spanishauditar, controlar, escrutar, escudriñar, examinar, inspeccionar, registrar
Catalanauditar, escrutar, inspeccionar, registrar
Nounsauditan inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
auditora qualified accountant who inspects the accounting records / records and practices of a business or other organization
English > audit: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningattend academic courses without getting credit.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Broaderlearn, study, read, takeBe a student of a certain subject
Nounsauditora student who attends a course but does not take it for credit

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