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account /əˈkaʊnt/ noun [countable]

مشتری ، حساب داشتن در بانک
(vt.& vi.) شمردن ، حساب کردن ، محاسبه نمودن ، (حق) حساب پس دادن ، ذکر علت کردن ، دلیل موجه اقامه کردن (با(for ، تخمین زدن ، دانستن ، نقل کردن) n.) حساب ، صورت حساب ، گزارش ، بیان علت ، سبب ، شرح ، مسئول بودن ، عمران: اهمیت گزارش ، معماری: گزارش ، بازرگانی: حساب ، صورت مبالغ دریافتی و پرداختی ، وضع سود و زیان ، علوم نظامی: نگهداری حسابها
کامپیوتر: حساب کامپیوتر: حساب

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- description, explanation, narrative, report, statement, story, tale, version
- statement, balance, bill, books, charge, invoice, reckoning, register, score, tally
- importance, consequence, honour, note, significance, standing, value, worth
- consider, count, estimate, judge, rate, reckon, regard, think, value
Contrasted words: immateriality, inconsequence, insignificance, unimportance, bootlessness, fruitlessness, futility, underestimate, underrate, undervalue
Related Words: consequence, dignity, distinction, note, reputation, repute, appraise, assess, estimate, evaluate, rate, esteem, answer, elucidate, expound, interpret
English Thesaurus: account, description, story, report, version, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. account1 S1 W1 /əˈkaʊnt/ noun [countable]

1. DESCRIPTION a written or spoken description that says what happens in an event or process
account of
He was too shocked to give an account of what had happened.
blow-by-blow account (=a description of all the details of an event in the order that they happened)
a blow-by-blow account of how England lost to Portugal
Chomsky’s account of how children learn their first language
eye-witness/first-hand account (=a description of events by someone who saw them)
Eye-witness accounts told of the unprovoked shooting of civilians.
This gives a first-hand account of the war.

2. AT A BANK (written abbreviation a/c or acct.) an arrangement in which a bank keeps your money safe so that you can pay more in or take money out:
My salary is paid into my bank account.
I’ve opened an account with Barclay’s Bank.
My husband and I have a joint account (=one that is shared between two people).bank account, checking account, current account, deposit account, profit and loss account, savings account

3. take account of something (also take something into account) to consider or include particular facts or details when making a decision or judgment about something:
These figures do not take account of changes in the rate of inflation.

4. on account of something because of something else, especially a problem or difficulty:
She was told to wear flat shoes, on account of her back problem.

5. accounts
a) [plural] an exact record of the money that a company has received and the money it has spent:
The accounts for last year showed a profit of $2 million.
b) [uncountable] a department in a company that is responsible for keeping records of the amount of money spent and received:
Eileen works in accounts.

6. on account if you buy goods on account, you take them away with you and pay for them later

7. WITH A SHOP/COMPANY an arrangement that you have with a shop or company, which allows you to buy goods or use a service now and pay for them later Synonym : credit account:
Can you charge this to my account please?
an unlimited-use Internet account

8. BILL a statement that shows how much money you owe for things you have bought from a shop Synonym : bill
pay/settle your account (=pay what you owe)
James left the restaurant, settling his account by credit card.

9. ARRANGEMENT TO SELL GOODS an arrangement to sell goods and services to another company over a period of time:
Our sales manager has secured several big accounts recently.

10. by/from all accounts according to what a lot of people say:
It has, from all accounts, been a successful marriage.

11. on sb’s account if you do something on someone’s account, you do it because you think they want you to:
Please don’t change your plans on my account.

12. on your own account by yourself or for yourself:
Carrie decided to do a little research on her own account.

13. on no account/not on any account used when saying that someone must not, for any reason, do something:
On no account must you disturb me.

14. by sb’s own account according to what you have said, especially when you have admitted doing something wrong:
Bentley was, by his own account, over-sensitive to criticism.

15. on that account/on this account concerning a particular situation:
There needn’t be any more worries on that account.

16. give a good/poor account of yourself to do something or perform very well or very badly:
Kevin gave a good account of himself in today’s game.

17. bring/call somebody to account formal to force someone who is responsible for a mistake or a crime to explain publicly why they did it and punish them for it if necessary:
The people responsible for the accident have never been brought to account.

18. put/turn something to good account formal to use something for a good purpose:
Perhaps she could put some of her talents to good account by helping us.

19. of no/little account formal not important:
As she grew up, her father was of no account to her.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. account2 S3 W2 verb
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: acompter, from compter 'to count']
account for something phrasal verb

1. to form a particular amount or part of something:
Afro-Americans account for 12% of the US population.

2. to be the reason why something happens Synonym : explain:
Recent pressure at work may account for his behavior.

3. to give a satisfactory explanation of why something has happened or why you did something Synonym : explain:
Can you account for your movements on that night?

4. to say where all the members of a group of people or things are, especially because you are worried that some of them may be lost:
Three days after the earthquake, more than 150 people had still to be accounted for.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. description
ADJ. brief, short | blow-by-blow, comprehensive, detailed, full, graphic, vivid He gave us a blow-by-blow account of the incident.
accurate, clear, eyewitness, factual, first-hand, true, verbatim | glowing, good She received a glowing account of her son's progress.
newspaper the newspaper account of the trial
VERB + ACCOUNT give (sb), provide (sb with), write (sb) Can you give us an account of what happened?
PREP. in an/the ~ Dr Richards describes this very well in his account of the events.
PHRASES by all accounts (= according to what people say) I've never been there, but it's a lovely place by all accounts.
by sb's own account By his own account he had an unhappy childhood.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. arrangement with a bank
ADJ. bank, building society | current | deposit, investment, savings | personal | business | joint, separate My husband and I have separate accounts.
numbered They have a numbered account in Switzerland.
VERB + ACCOUNT have, hold Go and see the manager of the bank where your account is held.
open She opened a savings account at the building society.
close | credit sth to, pay/put sth into The money will be credited to your account tomorrow.
debit (sth from), draw sth out (of), pay sth from, take sth out (of), withdraw sth (from) She had taken all her money out of her account.
overdraw Your account is overdrawn.
PREP. ~ at He opened an account at a bank in Germany.
~ with an account with Barclays Bank

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. accounts: record of money a business earns/spends
VERB + ACCOUNT do, keep Try to keep accurate accounts.
audit, check, look at | submit Your accounts will need to be submitted to the tax office.
ACCOUNT + VERB be in order The accounts are all in order.
 ⇒ Special page at BUSINESS

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

IV. arrangement with a shop/business
ADJ. expense (= an arrangement to charge expenses to your own employers) taking clients for expense account lunches
VERB + ACCOUNT have | open I'd like to open an account, please.
close | pay off, settle It is best to settle the account each month. | charge sth to, debit (sth from), put sth on Charge this to my account, please.
credit sth to
PREP. on ~ Ring for a cab on account.
~ at/with an account with a large store

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

verb PHRASAL VERBS account for sth
ADV. fully The increase can be fully accounted for.
partly The differences in achievement between the pupils are partly accounted for by differences in age.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


give an account
Marshall gave the police his account of how the fight started.
provide an account
Freud has provided an account of the human psyche’s stages of development.
write an account
He later wrote an account of his experiences during the war.
read an account
Have you read his account of the journey?
a detailed account
She gave me a detailed account of what happened at the meeting.
a full account
It is not possible to give a full account of what we discussed.
a short account
What follows is a short account of the legal procedure.
a brief account
The class were asked to write a brief account of their holidays.
a clear account
I’ve tried to write a clear account of the incident.
an accurate account
Both newspapers gave fairly accurate accounts of what had happened.
a true account
The book is a true account of his life and death.
a blow-by-blow account (=very detailed)
Rosemary gave me a blow-by-blow account of their trip.
a graphic account (=very clear with a lot of details, especially unpleasant details)
He wrote a graphic account of his time in jail.
a vivid account (=so clear that it seems real or like real life)
I read a vivid account of his experiences in Egypt.
an eye-witness account (=an account of an event, given by the person who saw it happen)
an eye-witness account of the attack
a first-hand account (=an account of a situation, given by the person who experienced it)
a first-hand account of life in the refugee camps
conflicting accounts (=different accounts of the same event, that cannot both be true)
There were conflicting accounts of what actually happened.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: We also have to take into account that the schools are overcrowded.
GOOD: We also have to take into account the fact that the schools are overcrowded.

Usage Note:
take into account + the fact + that -clause: 'They should take into account the fact that these archaeological treasures are extremely valuable.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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