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Synonyms for account

Synonyms for (noun) account

Synonyms: account Definition: the quality of taking advantage Usage: she turned her writing skills to good account

Similar words: profit, gain Definition: the advantageous quality of being beneficial

Synonyms: account Definition: importance or value Usage: a person of considerable account; he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance

Similar words: importance Definition: the quality of being important and worthy of note Usage: the importance of a well-balanced diet

Synonyms: history, chronicle, story, account Definition: a record or narrative description of past events Usage: a history of France; he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president; the story of exposure to lead

Similar words: record Definition: anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events Usage: the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques

Synonyms: bill, account, invoice Definition: an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered Usage: he paid his bill and left; send me an account of what I owe

Similar words: statement, financial statement Definition: a document showing credits and debits

Synonyms: account, report, write up, news report, story Definition: a short account of the news Usage: 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

Similar words: news Definition: information reported in a newspaper or news magazine Usage: the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

Synonyms: explanation, account Definition: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. Usage: the explanation was very simple; I expected a brief account

Similar words: statement Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day

Synonyms: report, account Definition: the act of informing by verbal report Usage: he heard reports that they were causing trouble; by all accounts they were a happy couple

Similar words: making known, informing Definition: a speech act that conveys information

Synonyms: account, score Definition: grounds Usage: 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

Similar words: reason, ground Definition: a rational motive for a belief or action Usage: the reason that war was declared; the grounds for their declaration

Synonyms: account, account statement, accounting Definition: a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance Usage: they send me an accounting every month

Similar words: statement, financial statement Definition: a document showing credits and debits

Synonyms: business relationship, account Definition: a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services Usage: he asked to see the executive who handled his account

Similar words: relationship Definition: a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries

Synonyms for (verb) account

Synonyms: answer for, account Definition: furnish a justifying analysis or explanation Usage: I can't account for the missing money

Similar words: declare Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with

Synonyms: report, account, describe Definition: to give an account or representation of in words Usage: Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

Similar words: inform Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to Usage: I informed him of his rights

Synonyms: account Definition: be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something Usage: Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer