ledger
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈlɛdʒə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈlɛdʒɚ/
Noun

ledger (plural ledgers)

  1. A book#Noun|book for keep#Verb|keeping note#Noun|notes, especially one for keeping accounting#Noun|accounting record#Noun|records; a record book, a register#Noun|register.
  2. A large, flat#Adjective|flat stone#Noun|stone, especially one lay#Verb|laid over a tomb.
  3. (accounting) A collection of accounting entries consisting of credit#Noun|credits and debit#Noun|debits.
  4. (construction) A board#Noun|board attached to a wall#Noun|wall to provide support#Noun|support for attaching other structural elements (such as deck#Noun|deck joists or roof#Noun|roof rafters) to a building#Noun|building.
    Synonyms: ligger
  5. (fishing) Short for ledger bait#English|ledger bait (“fishing bait#Noun|bait attached to a floating#Adjective|floating line#Noun|line fastened to the bank#Noun|bank of a pond#Noun|pond, stream#Noun|stream, etc.”) or ledger line (“fishing line used with ledger bait for bottom fishing; ligger”).
Translations Translations
  • Italian: pietra tombale
Translations Translations Verb

ledger (ledgers, present participle ledgering; past and past participle ledgered)

  1. (transitive) To record#Verb|record (something) in, or as if in, a ledger.
  2. (transitive, fishing) To use#Verb|use (a certain type of bait#Noun|bait) in bottom fishing.
  3. (intransitive, fishing) To engage in bottom fishing.

Ledger
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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