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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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'A leader who took USD 16 billion 'upfront' to supply electric power yet failed to add a single megawatt to the national grid and to date, there is no trace of the money is jittery that he will be called to account. He is a coward.
The 33-year-old Tongan has been called to account by citing commissioner Gordon Black over his first-half challenge on Racing full-back Gaetan Germain, as the Exiles kept their last-eight hopes alive with a 34-14 bonus-point win in France.
When health services are cut to pay off the PFI debt, I hope that decision-makers will be called to account. Sam Semoff, L17
Filed by one Azhar Siddique at the LHC, the petition said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif were responsible for the increase in sugar prices, and hence, they should be called to account for the same.
The shareholders who voted said that ex-managers be called to account for large losses that the bank had incurred in recent times.
A thorough public investigation should be made with the officers responsible for sanctioning this project being called to account.
Surely the time has come when Channel 4 is called to account for persistently thrusting a microphone under the winning jockey's nose as soon as he or she has passed the winning post.
Despite such an apparent litany of negligence, no one has been called to account through the criminal justice system, and so it is left to the Municipality to go to the civil courts in search for compensation -- even though its own officials have questions of their own to answer.
BRAZIL'S baffling disciplinary procedure was laid bare last week when Andres D'Alessandro was called to account for his shameful antics during the Copa Brasil final.
Twenty-four top Nazis were called to account for the atrocities of the Second World War 1947 Princess Elizabeth married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten
Al Humaidi was moved from the finance to the oil ministry in a bid to spare him from being called to account in parliament after an Islamist MP filed a request to question him last week.
The steward is called to account for his stewardship of the owner's assets.
The real guilty men will never be called to account.
It's about raising children in a country where gays and lesbians are fully part of their families, where prejudice and cruelty are called to account. It's about knowing that "the true north strong and free" means strength and freedom for everyone.
The characters are all called to account for past crimes." However Grand Guignol a piece, the production will, she says, have an inescapable glamour.