single entry

  1. an item noted only once.

  2. a simple accounting system noting only amounts owed by and due to a business.

Origin of single entry

First recorded in 1820–30

Other words from single entry

  • single-entry, adjective

Words Nearby single entry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use single entry in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for single entry

single entry

    • a simple book-keeping system in which transactions are entered in one account only: Compare double entry

    • (as modifier): a single-entry account

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