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Synonyms for account

Synonyms for account

a statement of causes or motives

a precise list of fees or charges

a feeling of deference, approval, and liking

a measure of those qualities that determine merit, desirability, usefulness, or importance

the quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

to look upon in a particular way

account for: to offer reasons for or a cause of

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a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services

a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

grounds

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importance or value

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the quality of taking advantage

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be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something

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keep an account of

to give an account or representation of in words

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furnish a justifying analysis or explanation

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As time goes by there appears to be a more profound message of our insecurity, of everyone's fear their past will catch up with them and they'll be brought to account for all their shortcomings.
It's about time the people responsible for releasing them should be brought to account as to how they came to those conclusions.
No-one has ever been brought to account for the deaths.
To this day, Emma never knew the name of the soldier who shot her because no one was ever brought to account but she always said she completely forgave him.
There will still be people walking through the streets of Ireland able to kill, and if these people are brought to account it will be a sign that law and order prevails and not men of violence The five McCartney sisters and Mr McCartney's fiancAe Bridgeen Hagans were given strong support by US Envoy to Northern Ireland Mitchell Reiss and leading senators, including Ted Kennedy and Hillary Clinton.
Whoever planned this mess should be brought to account.
The star, renowned for her numeracy, was brought to account by presenter Richard Whiteley on the New Year's Day edition of the show.
Network Rail failed and should be brought to account.
MARGARET Beckett tells us Saddam has been brought to account.
Surely a publicly-funded body should be brought to account for such a waste of taxpayers' money.
Public pressure for someone to be brought to account led to an unsafe conviction, he told Lord Justice Swinton Thomas, Mr Justice Garland and Mr Justice Longmore, who delivered their judgment yesterday.
When the atom bomb brought the war to an end, none of the captured scientists were ever brought to account.
That a 10-year-old boy should be left to bleed to death and no one be brought to account is a shameful indictment on us all.
Fortune was finally brought to account years after complaints had been made about him to the Bishop's office in Wexford.
And Tony Blair said: "Those responsible for terrorist attacks should be brought to account in whatever manner is judged to be appropriate.