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    Definition:
    Account - (n.) A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time.
    Account - (n.) A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review; as, to keep one's account at the bank.
    Account - (n.) A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; as, no satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena. Hence, the word is often used simply for reason, ground, consideration, motive, etc.; as, on no account, on every account, on all accounts.
    Account - (n.) A statement of facts or occurrences; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description; as, an account of a battle.
    Account - (n.) A statement and explanation or vindication of one's conduct with reference to judgment thereon.
    Account - (n.) An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.
    Account - (n.) Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit.
    Account - (v. t.) To reckon; to compute; to count.
    Account - (v. t.) To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign; -- with to.
    Account - (v. t.) To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem.
    Account - (v. t.) To recount; to relate.
    Account - (v. i.) To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.
    Account - (v. i.) To render an account; to answer in judgment; -- with for; as, we must account for the use of our opportunities.
    Account - (v. i.) To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain; -- with for; as, idleness accounts for poverty.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Accounted - (imp. & p. p.) of Account
    Accounting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Account
    Accountability - (n.) The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness.
    Accountable - (a.) Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.
    Accountable - (a.) Capable of being accounted for; explicable.
    Accountable ness - (n.) The quality or state of being accountable; accountability.
    Accountably - (adv.) In an accountable manner.
    Accountancy - (n.) The art or employment of an accountant.
    Accountant - (n.) One who renders account; one accountable.
    Accountant - (n.) A reckoner.
    Accountant - (n.) One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an officer in a public office, who has charge of the accounts.
    Accountant - (a.) Accountable.
    Accountantship - (n.) The office or employment of an accountant.
    Account book - () A book in which accounts are kept.
    Unaccountability - (n.) The quality or state of being unaccountable.
    Unaccountable - (a.) Not accountable or responsible; free from control.
    Unaccountable - (a.) Not to be accounted for; inexplicable; not consonant with reason or rule; strange; mysterious.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Account - n. 1 narration, description (an account of his trip). 2 arrangement at a bank etc. For depositing and withdrawing money, credit, etc. (open an account). 3 record or statement of financial transactions with the balance (kept detailed accounts). v. Consider as (account him wise, a fool).
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Accountable - adj. 1 responsible; required to account for one's conduct. 2 explicable, understandable. accountability n.
    Accountant - n. Professional keeper or verifier of accounts. accountancy n. Accounting n.
    Current account - n. Instantly accessible bank account.
    Deposit account - n. Bank account that pays interest but is not usu. Immediately accessible.
    Expense account - n. List of an employee's expenses payable by the employer.
    Profit and loss account - n. Account showing net profit or loss at any time.
    Turf accountant - n. Bookmaker.
    Unaccountable - adj. 1 without explanation; strange. 2 not answerable for one's actions. unaccountably adv.
    Unaccounted - adj. (often foll. By for) unexplained; excluded.

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