Definition of ledger :
1. A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in business transactions, in which all debits and credits from the journal, etc., are placed under appropriate heads.
2. A horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie in being intended to carry weight.
3. A large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb.
account (part of speech: noun)
list (part of speech: noun)
itemization, storybook, list, collection, logbook, table, repertory, tablet, waybill, sum, pad, file, scroll, detail, census, dictionary, summary, recording, registry, roster, score, thesaurus, cash book, menu, lexicon, documentation, store, bill, annals, annual, novel, blank-book, workbook, tally, treasury, recount, digest, manifest, check, tabulate, count
chronicle (part of speech: noun)
chronology, archive, autobiography, album, bank-book, enumeration, catalog, memorandum, calendar, chronicle, memo, description, index, epic, narrative, biography, statement, log, scrapbook, newsletter, diary, record, history, recital, book, notebook, daybook, anecdote, yearbook, newspaper
- How he too knew what was going on in the old ledger- room, Louie could not guess; but she knew that he did know. - "The Story of Louie", Oliver Onions.
- It is a big ledger some one has given him, in which he notes the important events of his life. - "The New Book Of Martyrs", Georges Duhamel.
- Ward indifferently turned to his private ledger, consulted it, then drew a check for two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, and handed it over, with the casual remark: " Well, yes, something happened; not much yet- a little too soon." - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.