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Definition of Ledger


  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.
  2. A large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb.
  3. 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.

Ledger Translations

ledger in German is Hauptbuch, Fixpunkt, Konto
ledger in Norwegian is reskontro, hovedbok
ledger in Spanish is libro mayor
ledger in Swedish is huvudbok, liggare