account

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Pronounciation of account

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Definitions for account

  • verb - furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; "I can't account for the missing money"
  • verb - to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
  • verb - keep an account of
  • verb - be the sole or primary factor in the existence
  • noun - the quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account"
  • noun - importance or value; "a person of considerable account"; "he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - a short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the 11 o'clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"
  • noun - 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"
  • Synonyms for account

    story write up account statement bill explanation business relationship history invoice score chronicle news report accounting describe calculate answer for report

    Antonyms for account

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    Holonyms for account

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    Hyponyms for account

    historical document chronological record life history medical bill reckoning chit bulletin urban legend accounting explication derivation walk-through direct discourse anecdote comment profit and loss account brokerage account ancient history historical paper biography recital doctor's bill tally tab dispatch exclusive reason gloss etymologizing summarization direct quotation narration scuttlebutt suspense account bank account etymology historical record life electric bill phone bill tax bill newsletter despatch scoop justification rubric definition summarisation megillah yarn capital account expense account short account case history annals life story hotel bill telephone bill check newssheet communique simplification exposition deriving interpretation indirect discourse debriefing gossip profit and loss travel and entertainment account overbalance bill debit credit compound balance charge

    Hypernyms for account

    record informing relationship profit statement making known gain financial statement reason importance news ground be declare inform

    Meronyms for account

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    Sounds like account

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