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account (n):
the quality of taking advantage
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she turned her writing skills to good account
account (n):
importance or value
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a person of considerable account.
he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance
account (n):
an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
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he paid his bill and left.
send me an account of what I owe

Related Words: billinvoice
account (n):
a record or narrative description of past events
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a history of France.
he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president.
the story of exposure to lead

Related Words: chroniclehistory
account (n):
a short account of the news
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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

Related Words: reportwrite up
account (n):
a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
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the explanation was very simple.
I expected a brief account

Related Words: explanation
account (n):
the act of informing by verbal report
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he heard reports that they were causing trouble.
by all accounts they were a happy couple

Related Word: report
account (n):
grounds
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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
account (n):
a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services
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he asked to see the executive who handled his account
account (n):
a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance
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they send me an accounting every month
Related Word: ing
account (v):
to give an account or representation of in words
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Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental
Related Words: describereport
account (v):
furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
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I can't account for the missing money
account (v):
keep an account of
Related Words: calculate
account (v):
be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something
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Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam
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bark up the wrong tree

eşeğine kızıp semerini dövmek, kabahati yanlış yerde aramak
believing the wrong explanation for something


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