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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Audit  \Au"dit\,  v.  i. 
  To  settle  or  adjust  an  account. 
 
  Let  Hocus  audit;  he  knows  how  the  money  was  disbursed. 
  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  audit 
  n  :  an  inspection  of  the  accounting  procedures  and  records  by  a 
  trained  accountant  [syn:  {audited  account}] 
  v  1:  of  accounts  and  tax  returns;  with  the  intent  to  verify  [syn: 
  {scrutinize},  {inspect}] 
  2:  attend  academic  courses  without  getting  credit 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  AUDIT 
  AUtomated  Data  Input  Terminal 
 
 




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