account


account
I (evaluation) noun appraisal, assessment, com pre rendu, enumeration, financial statement, ledger, list of receipts and payments, ratio, register, statement, statement of debits and credits, statement of pecuniary transactions, tally, valuation associated concepts: accounts payable, accounts receivable, account rendered, account stated, bank account, joint account, liquidated account, open account, totten trust account II (report) noun brief, description, history, memoir, memoria, narratio, narration, presentation, recapitulation, recital, record, review, saga, summary, summation III index amount (sum), behalf, bill (invoice), brief, calculate, census, computation, deem, delineation, description, distinction (reputation), entry (record), intelligence (news), invoice (bill), narration, rationale, reason (basis), recital, record, rendition (explication), report (detailed account), representation (statement), review (critical evaluation), roll, statement, story (narrative), tariff (bill), worth

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


account
n.
(1) A statement of financial events, debits, and credits.
(2) A body of funds held by one institution or individual on behalf of another.
(3) A description of an event.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


account
n.
1 A detailed record of a financial transaction, indicating the debits and credits between the parties to a contract or a fiduciary relationship.
2 The debt remaining to be paid, or the credit to be refunded, as indicated in such a record.
3 A detailed record of the financial transactions, business dealings, and other relations for which records must be kept.
4 In the Uniform Commercial Code, a right to payment for goods whose sale or lease, or for services whose performance, are not evidenced by a negotiable instrument or chattel paper.
5 A business relationship involving the management of money or the availability and use of credit.
6 In the common law, a legal action to require a person to account for money or property.
See also accounting. 7
A statement by which someone explains, or attempts to explain, an event.
8 In business, a particular client or customer.
See also joint account.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


account
A written list of transactions, noting money owed and money paid; a detailed statement of mutual demands arising out of a contract or a fiduciary relationship.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


account
A written list of transactions, noting money owed and money paid; a detailed statement of mutual demands arising out of a contract or a fiduciary relationship.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Account — Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • account — ► NOUN 1) a description of an event or experience. 2) a record of financial expenditure and receipts. 3) a service through a bank or similar organization by which funds are held on behalf of a client or goods or services are supplied on credit.… …   English terms dictionary

  • account — [ə kount′] vt. [ME acounten < OFr aconter < a , to + conter, to tell < compter < L computare: see COMPUTE] to consider or judge to be; deem; value vi. 1. to furnish a reckoning (to someone) of money received and paid out 2. to make… …   English World dictionary

  • Account — Ac*count , v. i. 1. To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received. [1913 Webster] 2. To render an account; to answer in judgment; with for; as, we must account… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • account — n 1 *use, service, advantage, profit, avail Analogous words: benefit (see corresponding verb at BENEFIT): usefulness, utility (see USE): *worth, value Contrasted words: futility, vanity, fruitlessness, bootlessness (see corresponding adjectives… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • account — The phrase on account of is a slightly formal preposition meaning ‘because of’ • (He remained miserable and ashamed, largely on account of his appetite which continued to torment him Anita Brookner, 1988). Its use (with or without of) as a… …   Modern English usage

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  • Account — Ac*count , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accounted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accounting}.] [OE. acounten, accompten, OF. aconter, [ a] (L. ad) + conter to count. F. conter to tell, compter to count, L. computare. See {Count}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reckon;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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