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Account 1Definition: A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time.
Account 2Definition: A statement in general of
reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; as, no satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena. Hence, the word is often used simply for reason, ground, consideration, motive,
etc.; as, on no account, on every account, on all
Account 3Definition: A statement of
occurrences; recital of
transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description; as, an account of a battle.
Account 4Definition: An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.
Account 5Definition: Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit.
Account 6Definition: To reckon; to compute; to count.
Account 7Definition: To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem.
Account 8Definition: To recount; to relate.
Account 9Definition: To render or receive an account or relation of
particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.
Account 10Definition: To render an account; to answer in judgment; with for; as, we must account for the use of our opportunities.
Account 11Definition: To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain; with for; as, idleness
accounts for poverty.
account 12Definition: the quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing
skills to good account"
account 13Definition: importance or value; "a person of considerable account"; "he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"
account 14Definition: a record or narrative description of past
events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
account 15Definition: an
itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"
account 16Definition: a short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the
o''clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
account 17Definition: a statement that
makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances
etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"
account 18Definition: the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard
reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all
accounts they were a happy couple"
account 19Definition: grounds;
"don''t do it on my account"; "the paper was rejected on account of its length"; "he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
account 20Definition: a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"
account 21Definition: a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services; "he asked to see the executive who handled his account"
account 22Definition: furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; "I can''t account for the missing money"
account 23Definition: to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
account 24Definition: keep an account of
account 25Definition: be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something; "Passing
grades account for half of the
grades given in this exam"