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account

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of account

  1. 1 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened newspaper reporters must strive to provide an accurate account of what happened Synonyms of account chronicle, chronology, commentary (usually commentaries), history, narration, narrative, record, report, story Words Related to account version; deposition, documentation, testament, testimonial, testimony, witness; annals, blog, diary, journal, log, logbook, memoir; minutes, procès-verbal; anecdote, tale, yarn; epic, saga; gest (or geste), romance; recital, recitation; case history, case study

  2. 2 a presentation of an artistic work (as a piece of music) from a particular point of view the pianist gave an account of the sonata that revealed a very mature understanding of the work Synonyms of account interpretation, performance, reading, rendition, version Words Related to account adaptation, reworking, variation

  3. 3 a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due please add this meal to my restaurant account Synonyms of account bill, check, invoice, statement, tabWords Related to account receipt, reckoning; document, ledger, record; charge, cost, expense, fee, price, rate, toll; score, tally

  4. 4 a sum of money set aside for a particular purpose after paying the tuition, there was still money left for books in her special account for college expenses Synonyms of account fund, budget, deposit, kitty, nest egg, poolWords Related to account chest, coffer(s); assets, savings, savings account; bankroll, cache, collection, cushion, hoard, pocketbook, reserve, treasure; petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money

  5. 5 the capacity for being useful for some purpose all the planning came to no account when the event was abruptly cancelled Synonyms of account use, avail, mileage, service, serviceability, serviceableness, usefulness, utilityWords Related to account advantage, benefit, gain; aid, assistance, help; applicability, appropriateness, fitness, relevance; profit, value, worthNear Antonyms of account inapplicability, inappropriatenessAntonyms of account uselessness, worthlessness

  6. 6 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities the position of publicity agent for a star is of considerable account in Hollywood Synonyms of account worth, merit, valuation, valueWords Related to account assessment, estimation, evaluation; excellence, greatness, perfection; consequence, importance, significance, weight; desirabilityNear Antonyms of account emptiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; baseness, cheapness, crumminess, inferiority, lousiness, meanness, paltriness, pettiness, poorness; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, unacceptability

  7. 7 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something take into account the potential problems that come with keeping a horse Synonyms of account consideration, advisement, debate, deliberation, reflection, study, thoughtWords Related to account cogitation, contemplation, meditation, pondering, rumination; introspection; agonizing, hesitation, indecision; premeditationAntonyms of account short shrift

  8. 8 a feeling of great approval and liking held her grandmother, a pioneer in aviation, in high account Synonyms of account admiration, appreciation, esteem, estimation, favor, regard, respectWords Related to account appetite, fancy, fondness, like, love, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use; acclamation, adoration, adulation, approbation, deference, hero worship, homage, honor, idolatry, infatuation, lionization, praise, props [slang], reverence, veneration, worship; delight, enjoyment; amazement, awe, wonder, wonderment; enthusiasm, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; affection, attachment, devotion, passionNear Antonyms of account condemnation, disapproval, disdain, opprobrium, scorn; disappointment, discontent, disenchantment, disgruntlement, disillusionment, displeasure, indignation, unhappiness; aversion, contempt, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disregard, distaste; hate, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abomination, antipathy, detestation; deprecation, displeasure, dissatisfactionAntonyms of account disfavor

  9. 9 a person who buys a product or uses a service from a business the company sends out holiday cards to all its accounts Synonyms of account customer, client, guest, patron, punter [chiefly British]Words Related to account consumer, end user, user; buyer, correspondent, purchaser, vendee; browser, prospect, shopper, window-shopper; bargainer, haggler; regularNear Antonyms of account broker, merchant, seller, vendor (also vender); shopkeeper, tradesman; black marketer (or black marketeer), fence

  10. 10 a statement given to explain a belief or act he could offer no credible account for why he had been absent from work for two hours Synonyms of account reason, accounting, argument, case, explanation, rationaleWords Related to account alibi, apologia, apology, defense, excuse, justification, vindication; appeal, plea; guise, pretense (or pretence), pretext, rationalization

  11. 11 something (as a belief) that serves as the basis for another thing for that account alone you should agree that the system needs overhauling Synonyms of account reason, authority, grounds, motive, subject, wherefore, whyWords Related to account antecedent, cause, consideration, impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, occasion, stimulus

  12. 12 the quality or state of being important where we go for dinner is of no account to me Synonyms of account importance, consequence, import, magnitude, moment, momentousness, significance, weight, weightinessWords Related to account celebrity, distinction, eminence, fame, note, noteworthiness, notoriety, preeminence, prominence, renown; store, substance, substantiveness, value, worth, worthiness; gravity, seriousness; authority, control, dominion, mastery, potency, power, sway; mark, name, report, reputation, repute; centrality, essentiality, essentialness; cachet, position, prestige, rank, standing, stature, status; glory, greatness, honor, illustriousnessNear Antonyms of account paltriness, pettiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium, shame; anonymity; obscurityAntonyms of account insignificance, littleness, puniness, slightness, smallness, triviality


account

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of account

  1. to think of in a particular way account themselves lucky to be alive Synonyms of account consider, call, count, esteem, hold, look (on or upon), rate, reckon, regard, set down, viewWords Related to account believe, deem, feel, sense, think; conceive, fancy, imagine



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