double entry definition

  • noun:
    • a way of bookkeeping by which a transaction is entered both as a debit to 1 account and a credit to another account, so the totals of debits and credits are equal.
    • See Bookkeeping.
    • bookkeeper debits the deal to one account and credits it to some other
  • adjective:
    • View under Bookkeeping.

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  • Hypernym for "double entry"
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