1. accountant

noun. ['əˈkaʊntənt'] someone who maintains and audits business accounts.


  • bookkeeper
  • comptroller
  • certified public accountant
  • businessperson
  • CPA
  • auditor
  • bean counter
  • cost accountant
  • chartered accountant
  • controller


  • upper-class
  • socialistic

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Rhymes with Accountant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce accountant?

Pronounce accountant as əˈkaʊntənt.

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Sentences with accountant

1. Noun, singular or mass
Your accountant can tell you which option works best for your pet sitting business.

2. Adjective
A bank accountant credits a revenue account to increase its amount and debits it to reduce the account balance.

Quotes about accountant

1. My mother hoped I would meet a nice doctor or barrister or accountant who would marry me and take me to live in what is now called Fashionable Dublin Four. But she felt that this was a vain hope. I was a bit loud to make a nice professional wife, and anyway, I was too keen on spending my holidays in far flung places to meet any of these people.
- Maeve Binchy

2. My parents were very open about what kind of talent I had. They never pushed me to become an accountant because they knew that would be just absolutely ridiculous. So they were encouraging in what I am able to do with some success.
- Grace Slick

3. There are 10,000 books in my library, and it will keep growing until I die. This has exasperated my daughters, amused my friends and baffled my accountant. If I had not picked up this habit in the library long ago, I would have more money in the bank today; I would not be richer.
- Pete Hamill