Define: Drawings

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Drawings

Quick Summary of Drawings

Cash taken for personal use, in sole trader or partnership business, treated as a reduction of ownership interest.

What is the dictionary definition of Drawings?

Dictionary Definition


  • A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
  • The act of producing such a picture.
  • Such acts practised as a graphic art form.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Drawings are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.