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Account (IPA: /əˈkaʊnt/)


Account (n.)

A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time.

Account (n.)

A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review; as, to keep one's account at the bank.

Account (n.)

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 accounts.

Account (n.)

A statement of facts or occurrences; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description; as, an account of a battle.

Account (n.)

A statement and explanation or vindication of one's conduct with reference to judgment thereon.

Account (n.)

An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.

Account (n.)

Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit.

Account (v. t.)

To reckon; to compute; to count.

Account (v. t.)

To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign; -- with to.

Account (v. t.)

To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem.

Account (v. t.)

To recount; to relate.

Account (v. i.)

To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.

Account (v. i.)

To render an account; to answer in judgment; -- with for; as, we must account for the use of our opportunities.

Account (v. i.)

To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain; -- with for; as, idleness accounts for poverty.

Account ()

A book in which accounts are kept.

Account

The central data structure in the accounts and payment services

Account Synonyms

Account Statement, Accounting

Account Synonyms

Bill, Invoice

Account Synonyms

Business Relationship

Account Synonyms

Explanation

Account Synonyms

Chronicle, History, Story

Account Synonyms

Report

Account Synonyms

News Report, Story, Write U, Report

Account Synonyms

Score

Account Synonyms

Answer For

Account Synonyms

Calculate

Account Synonyms

Report, Describe

Spanish Translation

Account in Spanish is Cuenta

Tagalog Translation

Account in Tagalog is Chit

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [The Smith]'s not speedin' nuffink on account of him just laminating his hand to the anvil." - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All of this.. .on account of that stupid chimp! If only I'd destroyed him!" - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As we must account for every idle word," - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

"At some time, here or hereafter, every account must be settled, and every debt paid in full." - Justice

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Frazer's account of the magical and religious views of mankind is unsatisfactory; it makes these views look like errors." - Ludwig Wittgenstein


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