Audit means to analyze and evaluate something.(verb)
An example of someone doing an audit is an IRS official analyzing the accuracy of a tax return.
To audit is defined as to go to a class without paying for it or receiving credit.(verb)
An example of someone who may audit a class is a college student who wants to see if she is interested in a certain topic.
The definition of an audit is the process of evaluation or analysis of something to determine its accuracy or safety, or is the document that declares the result of such an analysis or evaluation.(noun)
See audit in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L auditus, a hearing, pp. of audire: see audience
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See audit in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English (influenced by auditor, auditor)
Origin: , from Latin audītus, a hearing
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.
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