• synonyms



certified public accountant.
chartered public accountant.


clerk, auditor, analyst, bookkeeper, actuary, accountant, comptroller, examiner, calculator, cashier, reckoner, teller, treasurer, statistician, C.P.A. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cpa

  • The CPA candidate was found to have filed her taxes late three times since 2003, incurring more than $4,500 in fines.

    A GOP Star Falters|John Avlon|October 16, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • She asked me wasn't I embarrassed being a CPA losing all my money?

    The Victims Strike Back|The Daily Beast|June 29, 2009|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for cpa


abbreviation for (in the US)

certified public accountant
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