Hyphenation of account

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Definitions of account:

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
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
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
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
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
Importance or value
A person of considerable account He predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance
A statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance
They send me an accounting every month
The act of informing by verbal report
He heard reports that they were causing trouble By all accounts they were a happy couple
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
The quality of taking advantage
She turned her writing skills to good account
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
Keep an account of
To give an account or representation of in words
Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental
Furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
I can't account for the missing money

Synonyms of account:

nounbusiness relationship, relationship
noun report, informing, making known
noun history, chronicle, story, record
noun report, news report, story, write up, news
noun accounting, account statement, statement, financial statement
noun explanation, statement
noun bill, invoice, statement, financial statement
noun score, reason, ground
noun importance
noun profit, gain
verb be
verb calculate
verb report, describe, inform
verbanswer for, declare

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