Account Meaning

There are 14 meaning(s) for word Account

Account Meaning 1 : an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered

    Example : send me an account of what I owe

    Synonyms : bill,  invoice
Account Meaning 2 : a record or narrative description of past events

    Example : he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president

    Synonyms : chronicle,  history,  story
Account Meaning 3 : grounds

    Example : don't do it on my account,the paper was rejected on account of its length

    Synonyms : score
Account Meaning 4 : to give an account or representation of in words

    Synonyms : describe,  report
Account Meaning 5 : a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

    Example : they send me an accounting every month

    Synonyms : account statement,  accounting
Account Meaning 6 : the act of informing by verbal report

    Example : by all accounts they were a happy couple

    Synonyms : report
Account Meaning 7 : keep an account of

    Synonyms : calculate
Account Meaning 8 : a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services

    Example : he asked to see the executive who handled his account

    Synonyms : business relationship
Account Meaning 9 : a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

    Example : I expected a brief account

    Synonyms : explanation
Account Meaning 10 : a short account of the news

    Example : the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

    Synonyms : news report,  report,  story,  write up
Account Meaning 11 : furnish a justifying analysis or explanation

    Example : I can't account for the missing money

    Synonyms : answer for
Account Meaning 12 : be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something

    Example : Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam

Account Meaning 13 : importance or value

    Example : a person of considerable account,he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance

Account Meaning 14 : the quality of taking advantage

    Example : she turned her writing skills to good account