Definition of Petty cash

1. Noun. A small fund of cash that a firm keeps for the payment of incidental expenses.

Generic synonyms: Fund, Monetary Fund



Definition of Petty cash

1. Noun. a small amount of cash kept by a company, used for low-cost immediate expenditure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petty Cash

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pettishly
pettishness
pettishnesses
pettitoes
pettle
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pettles
pettling
petto
petty
petty(a)
petty apartheid
petty bourgeoisie
petty bourgeoisies
petty cash (current term)
petty criticism
petty juror
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petty larcenies
petty larceny
petty morel
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Literary usage of Petty cash

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1. Auditing: Theory and Practice by Robert Hiester Montgomery (1916)
"Vouchers for petty cash Payments, Pay-Roll, etc. Where payments are made covering expenses and wages, and for similar purposes, and where there is no ledger ..."

2. The Applied Theory of Accounts by Paul Joseph Esquerré (1914)
"In this form, petty cash is part of general cash, and should figure in the ... Disbursements made out of petty cash are temporarily withheld from the cash ..."

3. The Applied Theory of Accounts by Paul Joseph Esquerré (1914)
"Nature of petty cash petty cash may be: 1. A part of the cash receipts of a ... In this form, petty cash is part of general cash, and should figure in the ..."

4. The Modern Trust Company: Its Functions and Organization by Franklin Butler Kirkbride, Joseph Edmund Sterrett (1908)
"petty cash RECEIPTS In large companies, a petty cash receipts book should be kept in ... petty cash PAYMENTS There should be only one petty cash drawer. ..."

5. Accounts; Their Construction and Interpretation: For Business Men and by William Morse Cole (1915)
"A sample general-ledger page might look as follows: PETTY ACCOUNTS 219.00 164.00 A common device is a so-called "petty cash book," maintained not for items ..."

6. Auditing: A Practical Manual for Auditors by Lawrence Robert Dicksee (1907)
"(c) petty cash.—Whatever system of petty cash be adopted, the vouching of petty cash, as a whole, will be the only possible real verification of the ..."

7. Principles of Accounting by Albert Claire Hodge, james Oscar McKinsey (1920)
"petty cash funds. A petty cash fund is a sum taken out of general cash and set ... An entry will be made in the general cash book debiting petty cash and ..."

8. Accounts, Their Construction and Interpretation: Their Construction and by William Morse Cole (1908)
"petty cash account is debited on the cash book when the money is delivered ... Sometimes, on the other hand, a petty cash book is maintained in the counting ..."

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