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1. account

noun. ['əˈkaʊnt'] a record or narrative description of past events.

Synonyms

  • record
  • case history
  • etymology
  • recital
  • life
  • historical paper
  • annals
  • biography
  • life story
  • ancient history
  • historical record
  • historical document
  • chronicle
  • story
  • life history
  • history

Antonyms

  • cash basis
  • accrual basis
  • insanity
  • indication

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Account

  • miscount
  • discount
  • surmount
  • recount
  • blount
  • amount
  • yount
  • mount

How do you pronounce account?

Pronounce account as əˈkaʊnt.

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Example sentences of the word account


1. Noun, singular or mass
As long as the account is current, the family can return the car and owe nothing further.

2. Verb, base form
Allow the recording device to account for the low volume after the fact.

Quotes containing the word account


1. One press account said I was an overnight success. I thought that was the longest night I've ever spent.
- Sandra Cisneros

2. The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

3. The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.
- Sun Tzu

2. no-account

adjective. without merit.

Synonyms

  • meritless
  • worthless
  • no-good
  • sorry
  • good-for-nothing
  • no-count

Antonyms

  • worker
  • responsible
  • work
  • superior

3. account

noun. ['əˈkaʊnt'] a short account of the news.

Synonyms

  • bulletin
  • report
  • despatch
  • news
  • exclusive
  • scoop
  • communique
  • dispatch
  • write up
  • newsletter
  • urban legend
  • news report
  • story

Antonyms

  • augmentation
  • diminution
  • punch out
  • clock out

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

4. account

noun. ['əˈkaʊnt'] a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services.

Synonyms

  • relationship
  • short account
  • business relationship
  • bank account

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • derestrict
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

5. account

noun. ['əˈkaʊnt'] a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc..

Synonyms

  • definition
  • simplification
  • explicandum
  • explanandum
  • derivation
  • gloss
  • accounting
  • rubric
  • reason
  • walk-through
  • explanation
  • exposition
  • statement
  • interpretation
  • explanans
  • deriving
  • explication
  • etymologizing

Antonyms

  • contraindicate
  • dull
  • birth
  • death

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

6. account

noun. ['əˈkaʊnt'] grounds.

Synonyms

  • score
  • ground

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • future
  • praise

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

7. account

noun. ['əˈkaʊnt'] importance or value.

Antonyms

  • purebred

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

8. account

noun. ['əˈkaʊnt'] a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance.

Synonyms

  • financial statement
  • statement
  • suspense account
  • account statement
  • profit and loss account
  • accounting
  • profit and loss
  • travel and entertainment account
  • expense account
  • capital account

Antonyms

  • check in
  • punch in
  • clock in
  • cheer

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

9. account

verb. ['əˈkaʊnt'] be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something.

Antonyms

  • shared

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)

10. account

verb. ['əˈkaʊnt'] furnish a justifying analysis or explanation.

Synonyms

  • declare

Antonyms

  • attack
  • start

Etymology

  • acounter (Anglo-Norman)
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