account
I
n.
description
report

1) to give, render an account

2) an accurate, true; biased, one-sided; blow-by-blow, detailed, full; eyewitness; fictitious; first-hand; running; vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident)

3) newspaper, press accounts (according to press accounts)

4) by all accounts

explanation

5) to call smb. to account

consideration

6) to take account of smt; to take smt. into account

business arrangement
record of a business arrangement

7) to open an account

8) to keep an account (I keep an account in that bank)

9) to charge smb.'s account

10) to balance; close; settle an account

11) to overdraw an account

12) to pay smt. into an account

13) to charge smt. to an account

14) an active; blocked; charge (AE), credit (BE); checking (AE), current (BE); deposit (BE), savings; dollar; expense; inactive; individual retirement (AE); joint; money-market; outstanding account

15) in an account (the funds were in her account)

16) on account (to put smt. on smb.'s account)

dispute

17) to settle an account (I have an account to settle with him)

18) an old account

sake

19) on smb.'s account (do not refuse on my account)

20) on account of (he did it on account of me)

showing
performance

21) to give a good account of oneself

misc.

22) on no account ('under no circumstances')

II
v.

1) (d; intr.) to account for ('to explain') (he could not account for the missing funds; how do you account for the accident?)

2) (d; intr.) to account for ('to cause the destruction of') (our battery accounted for three enemy planes)

* * *
[ə'kaʊnt]
blocked
blow-by-blow
detailed
eyewitness
fictitious
first-hand
inactive
money-market
one-sided
outstanding account
render an account
settle an account
to take smt. into account
charge (AE)
checking (AE)
individual retirement (AE)
credit (BE)
current (BE)
deposit (BE)
press accounts (according to press accounts)
vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident)
['business arrangement'] ['record of a business arrangement'] to open an account
['consideration'] to take account of smt
['description'] ['report'] to give
['explanation'] to call smb. to account
['showing'] ['performance'] to give a good account of oneself
an accurate
an active
an old account
by all accounts
to balance
to balance
to charge smb. 's account
to charge smt. to an account
to overdraw an account
to pay smt. into an account
['misc. '] on no account ('under no circumstances')
['dispute'] to settle an account (I have an account to settle with him)
to keep an account (I keep an account in that bank)
['sake'] on smb. 's account (do not refuse on my account)
(d; intr.) to account for (he could not account for the missing funds; how do you account for the accident?; 'to explain')
on account of (he did it on account of me)
(d; intr.) to account for (our battery accounted for three enemy planes; 'to cause the destruction of)
in an account (the funds were in her account)
on account (to put smt. on smb. 's account)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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