Definitions for: Accountant

[n] someone who maintains and audits business accounts

Webster (1913) Definition: Ac*count"ant, n. [Cf. F. accomptant, OF. acontant,
p. pr.]
1. One who renders account; one accountable.

2. A reckoner.

3. One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an
officer in a public office, who has charge of the

Accountatn general, the head or superintending accountant
in certain public offices. Also, formerly, an officer in
the English court of chancery who received the moneys paid
into the court, and deposited them in the Bank of England.

Ac*count"ant, a.
Accountable. [Obs.] --Shak.

Synonyms: comptroller, controller

See Also: auditor, bookkeeper, bourgeois, businessperson, certified public accountant, chartered accountant, cost accountant, CPA

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