Definition of Audit. Meaning of Audit. Synonyms of Audit

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Definition of Audit

Audit
Audit Au"dit, n. [L. auditus a hearing, fr. audire. See Audible, a.] 1. An audience; a hearing. [Obs.] He appeals to a high audit. --Milton. 2. An examination in general; a judicial examination. Note: Specifically: An examination of an account or of accounts, with the hearing of the parties concerned, by proper officers, or persons appointed for that purpose, who compare the charges with the vouchers, examine witnesses, and state the result. 3. The result of such an examination, or an account as adjusted by auditors; final account. Yet I can make my audit up. --Shak. 4. A general receptacle or receiver. [Obs.] It [a little brook] paid to its common audit no more than the revenues of a little cloud. --Jer. Taylor. Audit ale, a kind of ale, brewed at the English universities, orig. for the day of audit. Audit house, Audit room, an appendage to a cathedral, for the transaction of its business.
Audit
Audit Au"dit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Audited; p. pr. & vb. n. Auditing.] To examine and adjust, as an account or accounts; as, to audit the accounts of a treasure, or of parties who have a suit depending in court.
Audit
Audit Au"dit, v. i. To settle or adjust an account. Let Hocus audit; he knows how the money was disbursed. --Arbuthnot.

Meaning of Audit from wikipedia

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- services to their clients. A significant majority of the audits of public companies, as well as many audits of private companies, are conducted by these four...
- A cost audit represents the verification of cost accounts and checking on the adherence to cost accounting plan. Cost audit ascertains the accuracy of...
- An audit trail (also called audit log) is a security-relevant chronological record, set of records, and/or destination and source of records that provide...
- In academia, an audit is an educational term for the completion of a course of study for which no ****essment of the performance of the student is made...