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