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'account' - used as a noun
1. 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
2. the act of informing by verbal report
by all accounts they were a happy couple
3. a record or narrative description of past events
he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
4. a short account of the news
the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious
5. a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance
6. a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
I expected a brief account
7. an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
send me an account of what I owe
8. grounds
don't do it on my account
the paper was rejected on account of its length
9. importance or value
a person of considerable account
he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance
10. the quality of taking advantage
she turned her writing skills to good account

'account' - used as a verb
11. 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
12. keep an account of
13. to give an account or representation of in words
14. furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
I can't account for the missing money

derived forms
1. Account / Plural
accounts
2. Account / Past
accounted
3. Account / Third Person
accounts
4. Account / Present Participle
accounting
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Fact of the day
The movie "Cleopatra" cost $44 million to make in 1963. The same movie would now cost $300 million to make taking inflation into account.