account

  • 1 Account — Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster] A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 account — ► NOUN 1) a description of an event or experience. 2) a record of financial expenditure and receipts. 3) a service through a bank or similar organization by which funds are held on behalf of a client or goods or services are supplied on credit.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 account — [ə kount′] vt. [ME acounten < OFr aconter < a , to + conter, to tell < compter < L computare: see COMPUTE] to consider or judge to be; deem; value vi. 1. to furnish a reckoning (to someone) of money received and paid out 2. to make… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 account — I (evaluation) noun appraisal, assessment, com pre rendu, enumeration, financial statement, ledger, list of receipts and payments, ratio, register, statement, statement of debits and credits, statement of pecuniary transactions, tally, valuation… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Account — Ac*count , v. i. 1. To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received. [1913 Webster] 2. To render an account; to answer in judgment; with for; as, we must account… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 account — n 1 *use, service, advantage, profit, avail Analogous words: benefit (see corresponding verb at BENEFIT): usefulness, utility (see USE): *worth, value Contrasted words: futility, vanity, fruitlessness, bootlessness (see corresponding adjectives… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 account — The phrase on account of is a slightly formal preposition meaning ‘because of’ • (He remained miserable and ashamed, largely on account of his appetite which continued to torment him Anita Brookner, 1988). Its use (with or without of) as a… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 account — [n1] written description of past events ABCs*, annal, blow by blow*, bulletin, chronicle, detail, explanation, history, lowdown*, make*, narration, narrative, play by play*, recital, report, run down, score, story, tab, take, tale, the picture*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 Account — Ac*count , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accounted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accounting}.] [OE. acounten, accompten, OF. aconter, [ a] (L. ad) + conter to count. F. conter to tell, compter to count, L. computare. See {Count}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reckon;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 account — /akˈkaunt, ingl. əˈkaunt/ s. m. inv. 1. account executive 2. (elab.) registrazione □ codice di registrazione …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 11 account — (izg. akȁunt) m DEFINICIJA int. mrežna identifikacija sa zaporkom i pravom pristupa koju dodjeljuje administrator sustava; korisnički račun ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 12 account — a record of a business transaction. When you buy something on credit, the company you are dealing with sets up an account . This means it sets up a record of what you buy and what you pay. You will do the same thing with any customers to whom you …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 account — I n. description report 1) to give, render an account 2) an accurate, true; biased, one sided; blow by blow, detailed, full; eyewitness; fictitious; first hand; running; vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident) 3) newspaper,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 account — ac|count1 W1S2 [əˈkaunt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(description)¦ 2¦(at a bank)¦ 3 take account of something 4 on account of something 5 accounts 6 on account 7¦(with a shop/company)¦ 8¦(bill)¦ 9¦(arrangement to sell goods)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 account — ac|count1 [ ə kaunt ] noun *** ▸ 1 arrangement with bank ▸ 2 report/description ▸ 3 arrangement with store ▸ 4 regular customer ▸ 5 for e mail ▸ 6 record of money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count an arrangement in which a bank takes care of your money. You …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 account — [[t]əka͟ʊnt[/t]] ♦ accounts, accounting, accounted 1) N COUNT If you have an account with a bank or a similar organization, you have an arrangement to leave your money there and take some out when you need it. Some banks make it difficult to open …

    English dictionary

  • 17 account — 1 noun 1 DESCRIPTION (C) a) a written or spoken description which gives details of an event: There were several different accounts of the story in the newspapers. | give an account: David gave us a vivid account of his trip to Rio. | blow by blow …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 account */*/*/ — I UK [əˈkaʊnt] / US noun Word forms account : singular account plural accounts 1) [countable] an arrangement in which a bank looks after your money. You can deposit (= put in) or withdraw (= take out) money when you need to There was only £50 in… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 account — /euh kownt /, n. 1. an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative: an account of the meetings; an account of the trip. 2. an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior. 3. a statement of reasons, causes, etc …

    Universalium

  • 20 account — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 description ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short ▪ blow by blow (informal), comprehensive, detailed, full, graphic ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary


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