account

All Noun Verb
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  • A model must simply account for the means by which a process takes place.
  • As such, education should take into account that the student is a social being.
  • Financial services now account for a third of all commercial office space in the city.
  • Performance based design takes into account the potential conditions during a fire.
  • What is known about it comes from accounts written by people near to him.
  • This article is a first person account by a family member.
  • Both are considered second hand accounts rather than evidence of an actual visit.
  • There is no contemporary first-hand account of these devices or their use.
  • There is no contemporary first-hand account of those devices or their use.
  • Two years later he published an account of his journey.
  • His first-hand account of the event was published in the Times and Seasons.
  • Smith's account is one of the major first hand accounts of the event.
  • However, this version is not a first-person account.
  • However, a first-hand account of what happened was published in the Irish Times.
  • Another approach is to identify all real sources for real forces and account for them.
  • He also gives a brief account of the constitution of a Roman army at that time.
  • Financial services account for over half of the income of the Territory.
  • At first it appears to be an eye-witness account of the murder scene.
  • The film used first-hand accounts by the men on the expedition to re-tell the story.
  • Another thing that it may be desirable to account for is population growth.
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Meaning of account

  • noun 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
  • noun Importance or value
    a person of considerable account, he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance
  • noun A statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance
    they send me an accounting every month
  • noun The quality of taking advantage
    she turned her writing skills to good account
  • verb 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
  • verb Keep an account of
  • verb Furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
    I can't account for the missing money