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Synonyms for account
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. history, account, chronicle, story(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    score, tarradiddle, narrative, chronicle, tale, storey, report, fib, story, business relationship, news report, account statement, explanation, taradiddle, bill, write up, invoice, floor, accounting, narration, history, level

  2. report, news report, story, account, write up(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    score, tarradiddle, paper, study, narrative, chronicle, tale, storey, theme, fib, accounting, story, business relationship, account statement, bill, explanation, taradiddle, news report, write up, report card, invoice, reputation, written report, floor, narration, history, level, report, composition

  3. account, business relationship(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"

    Synonyms:
    chronicle, business relationship, score, story, invoice, report, write up, history, news report, accounting, explanation, bill, account statement

  4. explanation, account(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    chronicle, business relationship, score, story, invoice, report, write up, history, accounting, news report, explanation, bill, account statement

  5. score, account(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    score, chronicle, invoice, grade, mark, business relationship, sexual conquest, account statement, bill, explanation, grievance, news report, write up, accounting, story, grudge, scotch, musical score, history, report

  6. 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"

    Synonyms:
    chronicle, business relationship, score, story, invoice, report, write up, history, news report, accounting, explanation, bill, account statement

  7. account, accounting, account statement(noun)

    a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

    "they send me an accounting every month"

    Synonyms:
    score, accountancy, chronicle, report, method of accounting, story, business relationship, news report, account statement, explanation, bill, write up, invoice, accounting system, accounting, history

  8. report, account(noun)

    the act of informing by verbal report

    "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"

    Synonyms:
    score, accounting, paper, study, chronicle, composition, theme, story, news report, account statement, explanation, bill, business relationship, write up, report card, invoice, reputation, written report, history, report

  9. bill, account, invoice(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    bank bill, history, handbill, bank note, throwaway, measure, pecker, posting, greenback, neb, peak, banknote, story, invoice, eyeshade, circular, vizor, beak, explanation, broadsheet, flier, broadside, bill, banker's bill, government note, card, score, notice, news report, visor, report, accounting, chronicle, account statement, poster, write up, billhook, placard, flyer, business relationship, nib, note

  10. account(verb)

    the quality of taking advantage

    "she turned her writing skills to good account"

    Synonyms:
    chronicle, business relationship, score, story, invoice, report, write up, history, news report, accounting, explanation, bill, account statement

  11. 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"

    Synonyms:
    answer for, report, describe, calculate

  12. account, calculate(verb)

    keep an account of

    Synonyms:
    compute, aim, reckon, figure, depend, report, describe, answer for, cipher, work out, bet, estimate, direct, look, cypher, count, calculate, forecast, count on

  13. report, describe, account(verb)

    to give an account or representation of in words

    "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"

    Synonyms:
    identify, report, name, answer for, describe, draw, delineate, depict, key out, trace, line, cover, discover, distinguish, calculate, key

  14. account, answer for(verb)

    furnish a justifying analysis or explanation

    "I can't account for the missing money"

    Synonyms:
    answer for, report, describe, calculate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. account

    Number is the generic term. To count is to number one by one. To calculate is to use more complicated processes, as multiplication, division, etc., more rapid but not less exact. Compute allows more of the element of probability, which is still more strongly expressed by estimate. We compute the slain in a great war from the number known to have fallen in certain great battles; compute refers to the present or the past, estimate more frequently to the future; as, to estimate the cost of a proposed building. To enumerate is to mention item by item; as, to enumerate one's grievances. To rate is to estimate by comparison, as if the object were one of a series. We count upon a desired future; we do not count upon the undesired. As applied to the present, we reckon or count a thing precious or worthless. Compare ESTEEM.

    Synonyms:
    calculate, cast, compute, consider, count, deem, enumerate, estimate, number, rate, reckon, sum up

    Preposition:
    It is vain to calculate on or upon an uncertain result.

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How to use account in a sentence?

  1. Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko:

    I do not see any major reasons why our athletes should not be allowed to compete at the Olympics. I believe the punishments for doping should always be at an individual level, those sportsmen who have a chance to go to Rio will undergo at least three additional doping tests. This is an unprecedented check. I hope the IAAF will take into account the efforts that Russia is taking.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, questioned whether Huma Abedin’s status as a Special Government Employee (SGE), which enabled her to hold four positions simultaneously, created conflicts of interest…Grassley’s letter was prompted by emails from Abedin’s official State Department account obtained by Fox News…[in the messages] Abedin discusses diplomatic matters as well as issues related to her work for both the Clinton Foundation and Teneo, a firm co-founded by a longtime aide to former president Bill Clinton.

  3. Catullus:

    My mind's sunk so low, Claudia, because of you, wrecked itself on your account so bad already, that I couldn't like you if you were the best of women,--or stop loving you, no matter what you do.

  4. Jake Klein:

    Five years ago, Australia would have been in the highest-cost quartile of gold miners, today it is probably the lowest, in absolute terms and also when taking into account the weaker Australian dollar.

  5. Paul Newman:

    The nice thing about animation, you don't even really have to account for yourself. All of the physical stuff that you work on as an actor, you just throw away.

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