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'accounts'

Overview of noun account
1. history, account, chronicle, story -- (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")

2. report, news report, story, account, write up -- (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")

3. account, business relationship -- (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")

4. explanation, 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")

5. score, account -- (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")

6. account -- (importance or value; "a person of considerable account"; "he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance")

7. account, accounting, account statement -- (a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month")

8. report, account -- (the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple")

9. bill, account, invoice -- (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")

10. account -- (the quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account")


Overview of verb account

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1. 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")

2. account, calculate -- (keep an account of)

3. report, describe, account -- (to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental")

4. account, answer for -- (furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; "I can't account for the missing money")



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