Keywords: arithmetic, sums, figures, book-keeping, book-keeper, accountant, sum, calculate

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. The part of mathematics that is concerned with the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of numbers. English = arithmetic.
  2. Simple calculations in arithmetic. English = sums.
  3. Particular amounts of something expressed as numbers that are written down. English = figures.
  4. The job of keeping an accurate record of the money that is spent and received by a business or other organisation; or the person who does it. English = book-keeping, book-keeper, accountant.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To work out a number or an amount by doing some arithmetic. English = do sums, calculate.
  2. To do the accounts, to do book-keeping.