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account (s) (noun), accounts (pl)
1. A narrative or record of events.
2. A report relating to one's conduct: "She gave a satisfactory account of herself."
3. A formal banking, brokerage, or business relationship established to provide for regular services, dealings, and other financial transactions.
4. A precise list or enumeration of financial transactions.
5. Money deposited for checking, savings, or brokerage use.
6. A customer having a business or credit relationship with a firm.
7. Worth, standing, or importance: "He was a landowner of some account."
8. Profit or advantage: "She turned her writing skills to good account."
9. Etymology: Middle English, from Old French acont, from aconter, "to reckon" from a-, "to" (Latin, ad-) + cunter, "to count, to tell"; from Latin computre, "to sum up"; from com, "with, together" + putare, "to think".
This entry is located in the following unit: put-, puta-, -pute, -puter, -puting, -putate, -putation, -putative (page 1)
account (verb), accounts; accounted; accounting
This entry is located in the following unit: put-, puta-, -pute, -puter, -puting, -putate, -putation, -putative (page 1)
(Latin: a code of laws, a writing tablet; an account book; secret writing; originally, "the trunk of a tree")
Word Entries containing the term: “account
material flow account, material flow analysis
A component of a nation's economic accounts that represents inputs of materials, their accumulation, and their outflow to the natural environment and other economies.
This entry is located in the following units: lyso-, lyo-, -lysin, -lys-, -lysis, -lytic, -lyt-, -lyz- (page 6) materi- (page 1)