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Definition of "account" []

  • A narrative or record of events. (noun)
  • A reason given for a particular action or event: What is the account for this loss? (noun)
  • A report relating to one's conduct: gave a satisfactory account of herself. (noun)
  • A basis or ground: no reason to worry on that account. (noun)
  • A formal banking, brokerage, or business relationship established to provide for regular services, dealings, and other financial transactions. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "account" in a sentence
  • "In fact, the average easy access charity saving account offers a pitiful 0. 38% interest - this is 0. 34% lower than the average personal easy access savings account**."
  • "Regular Saver account and the same amount into N&P's Family Regular Saver ­account."
  • "The Controller def create @account = Account. new params [: account] Account. transaction do if @account. save @account. projects.create: name = >"