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ac·count

 (ə-kount′)
n.
1. A narrative or record of events.
2.
a. A reason given for a particular action or event: What is the account for this loss?
b. A report relating to one's conduct: gave a satisfactory account of herself.
c. A basis or ground: no reason to worry on that account.
3.
a. A formal banking, brokerage, or business relationship established to provide for regular services, dealings, and other financial transactions.
b. A precise list or enumeration of financial transactions.
c. A sum of money deposited for checking, savings, or brokerage use.
d. A customer having a business or credit relationship with a firm: salespeople visiting their accounts.
4. A private access to a computer system or online service, usually requiring a password to enter.
5. Worth, standing, or importance: a landowner of some account.
6. Profit or advantage: turned her writing skills to good account.
tr.v. ac·count·ed, ac·count·ing, ac·counts
To consider as being; deem. See Synonyms at consider. See Usage Note at as1.
Phrasal Verb:
account for
1. To constitute the governing or primary factor in: Bad weather accounted for the long delay.
2. To provide an explanation or justification for: The suspect couldn't account for his time that night.
Idioms:
call to account
1. To challenge or contest.
2. To hold answerable for.
on account
On credit.
on account of
Because of; for the sake of: "We got married on account of the baby" (Anne Tyler).
on no account
Under no circumstances.
on (one's) own account
1. For oneself.
2. On one's own; by oneself: He wants to work on his own account.
on (someone's) account
For someone's benefit: It's nice of you to make such an effort on his account.
take into account
To take into consideration; allow for.

[Middle English, from Old French acont, from aconter, to reckon : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + cunter, to count (from Latin computāre, to sum up; see compute).]

account

(əˈkaʊnt)
n
1. a verbal or written report, description, or narration of some occurrence, event, etc
2. an explanation of conduct, esp one made to someone in authority
3. ground; basis; consideration (often in the phrases on this (that, every, no, etc) account, on account of)
4. importance, consequence, or value: of little account.
5. assessment; judgment
6. profit or advantage: to turn an idea to account.
7. part or behalf (only in the phrase on one's or someone's account)
8. (Banking & Finance) finance
a. a business relationship between a bank, department store, stockbroker, etc, and a depositor, customer, or client permitting the latter certain banking or credit services
b. the sum of money deposited at a bank
c. the amount of credit available to the holder of an account
d. a record of these
9. (Banking & Finance) a statement of monetary transactions with the resulting balance
10. (Stock Exchange) (on the London Stock Exchange) the period, ordinarily of a fortnight's duration, in which transactions formerly took place and at the end of which settlements were made
11. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting a chronological list of debits and credits relating to a specified asset, liability, expense, or income of a business and forming part of the ledger
12. (Commerce)
a. a regular client or customer, esp a firm that purchases commodities on credit
b. an area of business assigned to another: they transferred their publicity account to a new agent.
13. call to account bring to account
a. to insist on explanation
b. to rebuke; reprimand
c. to hold responsible
14. give a bad account of oneself to perform badly: he gave a bad account of himself in the examination.
15. give a good account of oneself to perform well
16. (Commerce) on account
a. on credit
b. Also: to account as partial payment
17. (Banking & Finance) on account
a. on credit
b. Also: to account as partial payment
18. on account of (preposition) because of; by reason of
19. take account of take into account to take into consideration; allow for
20. (Banking & Finance) to pay or receive a balance due
21. (Commerce) to pay or receive a balance due
22. to get revenge on (someone)
23. (Banking & Finance) See bank account, credit account
vb
(tr) to consider or reckon: he accounts himself poor.
[C13: from Old French acont, from conter, compter to count1]

ac•count

(əˈkaʊnt)

n., v. -count•ed, -count•ing. n.
1. an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative.
2. an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior.
3. a statement of reasons, causes, etc., explaining some event.
4. reason; basis: On this account I'm refusing your offer.
5. importance; worth; value; consequence: things of no account.
6. estimation; judgment: In his account it was a miracle.
7. an amount of money deposited with a bank, as in a checking or savings account.
8. an accommodation extended to a customer permitting the charging of goods or services.
9. a statement of financial transactions.
10. a formal record of the debits and credits relating to a particular person, business, etc.
11.
a. a business relation in which credit is used.
b. a customer or client, esp. one carried on a regular credit basis.
v.i.
12. to give an explanation (usu. fol. by for).
13. to answer concerning one's conduct, duties, etc. (usu. fol. by for).
14. to provide a report on money received, kept, and spent.
15. to cause (usu. fol. by for): The heat accounts for our discomfort.
v.t.
16. to regard; consider as: I account myself well paid.
17. to assign or impute (usu. fol. by to).
Idioms:
1. call to account,
a. to hold accountable; blame.
b. to ask for an explanation of.
2. give a good account of oneself, to behave or perform well.
3. hold to account, to consider responsible and answerable.
4. on account, as an installment or a partial payment.
5. on account of,
a. by reason of; because of.
b. for the sake of.
6. on no account, under no circumstances; absolutely not.
7. on someone's account, for the sake of someone.
8. take account of,
a. to consider; make allowance for.
b. Also, take into account. to notice.
9. turn to account, to derive profit or use from.
[1225–75; Middle English ac(c)ount(e), ac(c)ompte < Anglo-French, Old French aco(u)nte, acompte. See ac-, count1]

account


Past participle: accounted
Gerund: accounting

Imperative
account
account
Present
I account
you account
he/she/it accounts
we account
you account
they account
Preterite
I accounted
you accounted
he/she/it accounted
we accounted
you accounted
they accounted
Present Continuous
I am accounting
you are accounting
he/she/it is accounting
we are accounting
you are accounting
they are accounting
Present Perfect
I have accounted
you have accounted
he/she/it has accounted
we have accounted
you have accounted
they have accounted
Past Continuous
I was accounting
you were accounting
he/she/it was accounting
we were accounting
you were accounting
they were accounting
Past Perfect
I had accounted
you had accounted
he/she/it had accounted
we had accounted
you had accounted
they had accounted
Future
I will account
you will account
he/she/it will account
we will account
you will account
they will account
Future Perfect
I will have accounted
you will have accounted
he/she/it will have accounted
we will have accounted
you will have accounted
they will have accounted
Future Continuous
I will be accounting
you will be accounting
he/she/it will be accounting
we will be accounting
you will be accounting
they will be accounting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been accounting
you have been accounting
he/she/it has been accounting
we have been accounting
you have been accounting
they have been accounting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been accounting
you will have been accounting
he/she/it will have been accounting
we will have been accounting
you will have been accounting
they will have been accounting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been accounting
you had been accounting
he/she/it had been accounting
we had been accounting
you had been accounting
they had been accounting
Conditional
I would account
you would account
he/she/it would account
we would account
you would account
they would account
Past Conditional
I would have accounted
you would have accounted
he/she/it would have accounted
we would have accounted
you would have accounted
they would have accounted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.account - a record or narrative description of past eventsaccount - 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"
history - the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"
ancient history - a history of the ancient world
etymology - a history of a word
case history - detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
historical document, historical paper, historical record - writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)
chronological record, annals - a chronological account of events in successive years
biography, life history, life story, life - an account of the series of events making up a person's life
record - anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"
recital - a detailed account or description of something; "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings"
2.account - a short account of the newsaccount - 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"
news - information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
newsletter, newssheet - report or open letter giving informal or confidential news of interest to a special group
bulletin - a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)
communique, despatch, dispatch - an official report (usually sent in haste)
urban legend - a story that appears mysteriously and spreads spontaneously in various forms and is usually false; contains elements of humor or horror and is popularly believed to be true
exclusive, scoop - a news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"
3.account - a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business servicesaccount - 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"
brokerage account - a fund that a customer has entrusted to a securities brokerage; "you can't get a brokerage account unless you have $20,000"
bank account - a fund that a customer has entrusted to a bank and from which the customer can make withdrawals; "he moved his bank account to a new bank"
relationship - a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
short account - a brokerage account of someone who sells short (sells securities he does not own)
4.account - a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.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"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
explanandum, explicandum - (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
explanans - (logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises
simplification - an explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity
accounting - a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes; "he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions"
reason - an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon; "the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly"
justification - a statement in explanation of some action or belief
exposition - an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse; "we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background"
explication - a detailed explanation of the meaning of something
gloss, rubric - an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
deriving, etymologizing, derivation - (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
definition - a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
walk-through - a thorough explanation (usually accompanied by a demonstration) of each step in a procedure or process; "she gave me a walk-through of my new duties"
5.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"
reason, ground - a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
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"
importance - the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet"
7.account - a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balanceaccount - a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"
financial statement, statement - a document showing credits and debits
capital account - (finance) an account of the net value of a business at a specified date
capital account - (economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities
profit and loss, profit and loss account - an account compiled at the end of an accounting period to show gross and net profit or loss
suspense account - an account used temporarily to carry doubtful receipts and disbursements or discrepancies pending their analysis and permanent classification
balance - equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
expense account, travel and entertainment account - an account to which salespersons or executives can charge travel and entertainment expenses
8.account - the act of informing by verbal reportaccount - the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"
summarisation, summarization - the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
indirect discourse - a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g., "he said `I am a fool' would be modified to `he said he is a fool'")
direct discourse, direct quotation - a report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g., "he said `I am a fool'")
making known, informing - a speech act that conveys information
megillah - (Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account; "he insisted on giving us the whole megillah"
debriefing - report of a mission or task
anecdote - short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
recital, yarn, narration - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
scuttlebutt, gossip, comment - a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people; "the divorce caused much gossip"
9.account - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services renderedaccount - 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"
financial statement, statement - a document showing credits and debits
electric bill - a bill for money owed for electricity used
hotel bill - statement of charges for staying in a hotel
doctor's bill, medical bill - statement of charges for medical services
phone bill, telephone bill - statement of charges for telephone service
reckoning, tally - a bill for an amount due
tax bill - money owed for taxes
tab, chit, check - the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
10.account - the quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account"
gain, profit - the advantageous quality of being beneficial
Verb1.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"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
2.account - keep an account ofaccount - keep an account of      
credit - accounting: enter as credit; "We credit your account with $100"
balance - compute credits and debits of an account
overbalance - cause to be off balance; "It is not desirable to overbalance the budget"
debit - enter as debit
compound - calculate principal and interest
bill, charge - demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
3.account - to give an account or representation of in wordsaccount - to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
4.account - furnish a justifying analysis or explanationaccount - furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; "I can't account for the missing money"
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

account

noun
1. description, report, record, story, history, detail, statement, relation, version, tale, explanation, narrative, chronicle, portrayal, recital, depiction, narration He gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
2. importance, standing, concern, value, note, benefit, use, profit, worth, weight, advantage, rank, import, honour, consequence, substance, merit, significance, distinction, esteem, usefulness, repute, momentousness These obscure little groups were of no account in national politics.
3. bill, charges, reckoning, tally, invoice, note of charge He can't pay the account.
plural noun
1. (Commerce) ledgers, books, charges, bills, statements, balances, tallies, invoices, computations He kept detailed accounts.
verb
1. consider, rate, value, judge, estimate, think, hold, believe, count, reckon, assess, weigh, calculate, esteem, deem, compute, gauge, appraise, regard as The first day of the event was accounted a success.
account for something
1. constitute, make, make up, compose, comprise Computers account for 5% of the country's electricity consumption.
2. explain, excuse, justify, clarify, give a reason for, give an explanation for, illuminate, clear up, answer for, rationalize, elucidate How do you account for the company's high staff turnover?
3. put out of action, kill, destroy, put paid to, incapacitate The squadron accounted for seven enemy aircraft in the first week.
on account of by reason of, because of, owing to, on the basis of, for the sake of, on the grounds of He declined to give the speech on account of a sore throat.
on no account never, not at all, at no time, under no circumstances, no way, not on your life (informal), not on your nelly (Brit. slang), not for love nor money (informal) On no account should the mixture come near boiling.

account

noun
1. A recounting of past events:
2. A statement of causes or motives:
3. A precise list of fees or charges:
Informal: tab.
4. A feeling of deference, approval, and liking:
5. A measure of those qualities that determine merit, desirability, usefulness, or importance:
6. The quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end:
verb
To look upon in a particular way:
phrasal verb
account for
To offer reasons for or a cause of:
Translations
بَيَانبَيَان بِالحِسَابتَقْرِير عَن الأحْدَاثحاسبحِسَاب
účetzprávakontopopissplátkový účet
kontoredegørelseregnskabafdragsordningafregning
konto
pankkitiliselvitystili
izvješćeračun
beszámolóbankszámla
bókhald, reikningsyfirlitfrásögn, skÿrslareikningurreikningur, yfirlit
アカウント説明預金口座
보고은행 계좌
ataskaitaatsižvelgti įbuhalterijabuhalterisdėl
atskaitekontsnorēķininorēķinsrēķini
cont
kontoúčtovný
poročiloračunutemeljitizaradi
kontoredogörelse (n)
บัญชีเงินฝากรายงาน การบรรยาย
tài khoảnbản báo cáo

account

[əˈkaʊnt]
A. N
1. (Comm, Fin) (at shop) → cuenta f; (= invoice) → factura f; (= bank account) → cuenta f (bancaria)
they have the Blotto account (Advertising) → ellos hacen la publicidad de Blotto
cash or account?¿en metálico o a cuenta?
to charge sth to sb's accountcargar algo en cuenta a algn
to close an accountliquidar una cuenta
payment on accountpago m a cuenta
to get £50 on accountrecibir 50 libras anticipadas
to put £50 down on accountcargar 50 libras a la cuenta
to buy sth on accountcomprar algo a cuenta
to open an accountabrir una cuenta
account payablecuenta f por pagar
"account payee only""únicamente en cuenta del beneficiario"
account receivablecuenta f por cobrar
to render an accountpasar factura
account renderedcuenta f pasada
to settle an accountliquidar una cuenta
to settle accounts (with) (fig) → ajustar cuentas (con)
statement of accountestado m de cuenta
the Account (St Ex) → periodo m (de 15 días) al fin del cual se ajustan las cuentas
see also current, deposit C
see also joint D
2. accounts (Comm) (= calculations) → cuentas fpl; (= department) → (sección f de) contabilidad f
to keep the accountsllevar las cuentas
3. (= report) → informe m
by all accountsa decir de todos, según se dice
by or according to her own accountpor lo que dice ella
to give an account ofdar cuenta de, informar sobre
to keep an account of [+ events] → guardar relación de; [+ amounts] → llevar cuentas de
4. (= consideration) → consideración f
on no account, not on any accountde ninguna manera, bajo ningún concepto
on that accountpor eso
on his accountpor él, en su nombre
on his own accountpor cuenta propia
on account of (= because of) → a causa de (esp US) (= because) → porque, debido a que
I couldn't do it on account of my back's soreno he podido hacerlo porque me duele la espalda
to leave sth out of accountno tomar algo en consideración or cuenta
to take account of sth, take sth into accounttener algo en cuenta or consideración, tener algo presente
to take no account ofno tomar or no tener en cuenta
5. (= importance) → importancia f
of no or little or small accountde poca importancia
of some accountde cierta importancia, de alguna consideración
6. (= explanation)
to bring or call sb to accountpedir cuentas a algn
to give an account of o.sjustificar su conducta
to give a good account of oneself (= perform well) → tener una buena actuación; (= make good impression) → causar buena impresión
to be held to account for sthser obligado a rendir cuentas por algo
7. (= benefit) to put or turn sth to (good) accountaprovechar algo, sacar provecho de algo
B. VT (frm) → considerar, creer
I account him a foollo considero un tonto
I account myself luckyme considero afortunado
he is accounted an expertse le considera un experto
I should account it a favour ifagradecería que ...
C. CPD account balance Nsaldo m de la cuenta
account book Nlibro m de cuentas
account day Ndía m de liquidación
account number N (at bank etc) → número m de cuenta
accounts department Nsección f de contabilidad
account for VI + PREP
1. (= explain) → explicar, justificar
how do you account for it?¿cómo lo explica or justifica usted?
I cannot account for itno me lo explico
that accounts for itésa es la razón or la explicación
there's no accounting for taste(s)sobre gustos no hay nada escrito
2. (= give reckoning of) [+ actions, expenditure] → dar cuenta de, responder de
everything is now accounted forya se ha dado cuenta de todo, todo está completo ya
many are still not accounted foraún se desconoce la suerte que han corrido muchas personas
3. (= represent) → representar, suponer
children account for 5% of the audiencelos niños representan or suponen el 5 por ciento de la audiencia
4. (= destroy, kill) → acabar con
one bomb accounted for the power stationuna bomba acabó con la central eléctrica
they accounted for three stagsmataron tres ciervos
the ship accounted for three enemy aircraftel barco derribó tres aviones enemigos

account

[əˈkaʊnt]
n
(with bank, credit company)compte m
to open an account → ouvrir un compte
to buy sth on account → acheter qch à crédit
to pay £50 on account → verser un acompte de 50 livres
"account payee only" (British)"chèque non endossable"
to settle one's accounts (fig)régler ses comptes
to settle accounts with sb, to settle one's accounts with sb (fig)régler ses comptes avec qn account balance
(= report) → compte rendu m, récit m
He gave a detailed account of what happened → Il a donné un compte rendu détaillé des événements.
to give a good account of oneself (= perform well) → faire une bonne prestation
by all accounts, from all accounts → au dire de tous
by his own account → selon ses dires
to keep an account of → noter
(= behalf) on sb's account → à cause de qn
Don't leave on my account → Ne pars pas à cause de moi.
(indicating reason) on no account → en aucun cas
on account of → à cause de
We couldn't go out on account of the bad weather → Nous n'avons pas pu sortir à cause du mauvais temps.
(consequences) to bring sb to account for sth → amener qn à rendre compte de qch
to bring sb to account for having done sth → amener qn à rendre compte d'avoir fait qch
to be brought to account for sth, to be called to account for sth, to be held to account for sth → devoir rendre des comptes pour qch
(importance) of little account → de peu d'importance
of no account → sans importance
(consideration) to take sth into account, to take account of sth → tenir compte de qch
accounts npl (= book-keeping) → comptabilité f, comptes mpl
to do the accounts → tenir la comptabilité
accounts modif [department, section] → comptable, comptabilité; [clerk, manager] → des services comptables, de la comptabilité
vt
to be accounted sth (= be thought of as) → être considéré(e) comme qch
The evening was accounted a great success → La soirée a été considérée comme un grand succès.
account for
vt fus
(= represent) → représenter
Software accounts for over half of our product range → Les logiciels représentent plus de la moitié de notre gamme de produits.
(= explain) → expliquer
If she was ill, that would account for her poor results → Si elle était malade, cela expliquerait ses résultats médiocres.
(= be answerable for) [+ action, policy] → rendre compte de
(after accident, fire etc) to be accounted for → être retrouvé(e)
Four people are still not accounted for → On n'a toujours pas retrouvé quatre personnes.
All the children were accounted for
BUT Aucun enfant ne manquait.

account

n
Darstellung f; (= report)Bericht m; to keep an account of one’s expenses/experiencesüber seine Ausgaben Buch führen/seine Erlebnisse schriftlich festhalten; by or from all accountsnach allem, was man hört; by your own accountnach Ihrer eigenen Darstellung, nach Ihren eigenen Angaben; to give an account of somethingüber etw (acc)Bericht erstatten; to give an account of oneselfRede und Antwort stehen; to give a good account of oneselfsich gut schlagen; to call or hold somebody to accountjdn zur Rechenschaft ziehen; to be called or held to account for somethingüber etw (acc)Rechenschaft ablegen müssen
(= consideration) to take account of somebody/something, to take somebody/something into accountjdn/etw in Betracht ziehen; to take no account of somebody/something, to leave somebody/something out of accountjdn/etw außer Betracht lassen; on no account, not on any accountauf (gar) keinen Fall; on this/that accountdeshalb, deswegen; on account of himseinetwegen; on account of the weatherwegen or aufgrund des Wetters; on my/his/their accountmeinet-/seinet-/ihretwegen; on one’s own accountfür sich (selbst)
(= benefit)Nutzen m; to turn something to (good) account(guten) Gebrauch von etw machen, etw (gut) nützen
(= importance) of little accountvon geringer Bedeutung; of no accountohne Bedeutung
(Fin, Comm) (at bank, shop) → Konto nt(with bei); (= client)Kunde m, → Kundin f; (= bill)Rechnung f; to win somebody’s accountjdn als Kunden gewinnen; to buy something on accountetw auf (Kunden)kredit kaufen; please charge it to my accountstellen Sie es mir bitte in Rechnung; £50 on account£ 50 als Anzahlung; account(s) department (for customer accounts) → Kreditbüro nt; to settle or square accounts or one’s account with somebody (fig)mit jdm abrechnen; the duel squared all accounts between themdas Duell bereinigte alles zwischen ihnen; account payee only (Brit) → nur zur Verrechnung
accounts pl (of company, club)(Geschäfts)bücher pl; (of household)Einnahmen und Ausgaben pl; to keep the accountsdie Bücher führen, die Buchführung machen
vt (form: = consider) → erachten als; to account oneself luckysich glücklich schätzen

account

:
account balance
nKontostand m
account book
nGeschäftsbuch nt
account card
n (for a shop) → Kundenkreditkarte f
account charge
nKonto(führungs)gebühr f
account day
n (Brit: St Ex) → Liquidationstag m
account executive
nKundenbetreuer(in) m(f)
account holder
n (Banking) → Kontoinhaber(in) m(f)

account

[əˈkaunt] n
a. (report) → resoconto, relazione f
to give an account of sth → fare un resoconto di or una relazione su qc
to keep an account of → tenere nota di
to bring or call sb to account for sth/for having done sth → chiedere a qn di render conto di qc/per aver fatto qc
by all accounts → a detta di tutti, a quanto si dice
to give a good account of o.s. → farsi onore, dare un'ottima prova di sé
b. (consideration) → considerazione f, conto; (importance) → importanza, conto
it's of no account → non importa
of little account → di poca importanza
on no account → per nessuna ragione, per nessun motivo, in nessun caso
on account of → a causa di
on his account (for his benefit) → per lui
to take account of sth, take sth into account → tener conto di qc, prendere in considerazione qc
to turn sth to good account → trarre profitto da qc
c. (at shop, bank) (Comm) → conto
to open an account (with) → aprire un conto (presso)
"account payee only" (Brit) (on cheque) → "non trasferibile"
they have the Pirelli account → la Pirelli è fra i loro clienti
your account is still outstanding → il suo conto non è ancora stato saldato
to get £50 on account → ricevere 50 sterline come or in or di acconto, ricevere un acconto di 50 sterline
to put £50 down on account → versare un acconto di 50 sterline
to buy sth on account → comprare qc a credito
d. (Comm) accounts nplconti mpl
to keep/do the accounts → tenere/fare i conti
accounts department → ufficio m contabilità inv
account for vi + prep
a. (explain) → spiegare, giustificare; (give reckoning of, actions, expenditure) → render conto di, rispondere di
that accounts for it → questo spiega tutto
all the children were accounted for → nessun ragazzo mancava all'appello
there's no accounting for tastes → tutti i gusti son gusti
b. (represent) → rappresentare
c. (destroy, kill) → uccidere, distruggere

account

(əˈkaunt) noun
1. an arrangement by which a person keeps his money in a bank. I have (opened) an account with the local bank.
2. a statement of money owing. Send me an account.
3. a description or explanation (of something that has happened). a full account of his holiday.
4. an arrangement by which a person makes a regular (eg monthly) payment instead of paying at the time of buying. I have an account at Smiths.
5. (usually in plural) a record of money received and spent. You must keep your accounts in order; (also adjective) an account book.
acˈcountancy noun
the work of an accountant. He is studying accountancy.
acˈcountant noun
a keeper or inspector of (money) accounts. He employs an accountant to deal with his income tax.
account for
to give a reason for; to explain. I can account for the mistake.
on account of
because of. She stayed indoors on account of the bad weather.
on my/his (etc) account
because of me, him etc or for my, his etc sake. You don't have to leave early on my account.
on no account
not for any reason. On no account must you open that door.
take (something) into account, take account of (something)
to consider (something which is part of the problem etc). We must take his illness into account when assessing his work.

account

بَيَان, حِسَاب účet, zpráva konto, redegørelse Bericht, Konto αναφορά, λογαριασμός cuenta, explicación, informe pankkitili, selvitys compte, compte-rendu izvješće, račun conto, resoconto 説明, 預金口座 보고, 은행 계좌 rekening, verslag konto, redegjørelse konto, opis conta, conta bancária, relato банковский счет, отчет konto, redogörelse (n) บัญชีเงินฝาก, รายงาน การบรรยาย hesap, ifade bản báo cáo, tài khoản 报告, 账户

account

n. cuenta, cálculo; nota, relación;
bank ______ bancaria;
current ______ corriente;
on ___ ofpor motivo de;
v.
to pay the ___pagar la ___;
to settle the ___arreglar la ___;
to take into ___tener en ___, tener en consideración.
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