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accounts

noun
plural of account

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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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

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3 a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due
  • please add this meal to my restaurant account

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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

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5 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something
  • take into account the potential problems that come with keeping a horse

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  • short shrifts
7 a person who buys a product or uses a service from a business
  • the company sends out holiday cards to all its accounts

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8 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

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9 something (as a belief) that serves as the basis for another thing
  • for that account alone you should agree that the system needs overhauling

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accounts

verb
present tense third-person singular of account

Synonyms of accounts (Entry 2 of 2)

to think of in a particular way
  • account themselves lucky to be alive

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“Accounts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accounts. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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