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NOUN (2)

1. an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA;
[syn: audited account, audit]

2. a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation;
- Example: "he made an audit of all the plants on his property"
- Example: "an energy efficiency audit"
- Example: "an email log audit"

VERB (2)

1. examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification;
- Example: "audit accounts and tax returns"
[syn: audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect]

2. attend academic courses without getting credit;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Audit \Au"dit\, v. i. To settle or adjust an account. [1913 Webster] Let Hocus audit; he knows how the money was disbursed. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Audit \Au"dit\, n. [L. auditus a hearing, fr. audire. See Audible, a.] 1. An audience; a hearing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He appeals to a high audit. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. An examination in general; a judicial examination. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. The result of such an examination, or an account as adjusted by auditors; final account. [1913 Webster] Yet I can make my audit up. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A general receptacle or receiver. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It [a little brook] paid to its common audit no more than the revenues of a little cloud. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "audit": accountancy, accounting, analysis, auditing, balance, balance the books, bookkeeping, check, check and doublecheck, check out, check over, checkup, collate, confirm, control, corrective, cost accounting, cost system, cost-accounting system, cross-check, demonstrate, double-check, double-entry bookkeeping, inspect the books, inspection, inventory, investigation, monetary arithmetic, overhaul, perlustration, probe, prove, recheck, review, scan, scrutiny, single-entry bookkeeping, survey, take account of, take stock, test, triple-check, validate, verify, view