Example Sentences

They turned their writing skills to good account.

a person of considerable account

Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam.

I account for all of the inventory.

You have to account for these losses somehow.

I can't account for the missing money.

I asked to see the executive who handled my account.

they send me an accounting every month

don't do it on my account

Definitions

noun

the quality of taking advantage

noun

importance or value

noun

a record or narrative description of past events

Synonyms: chronicle, history, story

noun

an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered

Synonyms: bill

noun

a short account of the news

Synonyms: story

verb

to be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something

verb

to keep an account of

Synonyms: calculate

verb

to give an account or representation of in words

Synonyms: describe, report

verb

to furnish a justifying analysis or explanation

Synonyms: answer for

noun

a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services

Synonyms: business relationship

noun

a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

Synonyms: accounting

noun

grounds

Synonyms: score

noun

the act of informing by verbal report

Synonyms: report

noun

a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

Synonyms: explanation

Other words

agony aunt, aragonite, butcher's broom, canalis cervicis uteri, dioecious, ditch digger, epidermal cell, farmer's market, gimcrack, good authority, insalubrity, make up, minor surgery, mucinoid, pace lap, potato fungus, put differently, seek time, ultramicroscope, white wood aster