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Entry Word: account
Function: noun
Text: 1 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened <newspaper reporters must strive to provide an accurate account of what happened>
Synonyms chronicle, history, narrative, record, report, story
Related Words version; deposition, documentation, testament, testimonial, testimony, witness; annals, diary, journal, log, logbook, memoir; anecdote, tale, yarn; epic, saga; recital, recitation
2 a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due <please add this meal to my restaurant account> -- see 1BILL 1
3 a sum of money set aside for a particular purpose <after paying the tuition, there was still money left for books in her special account for college expenses> -- see FUND 1
4 the capacity for being useful for some purpose <all the planning came to no account when the event was cancelled> -- see USE 2
5 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities <the position of publicity agent for a star is of considerable account in Hollywood> -- see WORTH 1