Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: account

1. account (om kommunikation) a record or narrative description of past events


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA history of France.
He gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president.
The story of exposure to lead.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chronicle, history, story


Mindre specifikke termerrecord


Mere specifikke termerancient history, annals, biography, case history, chronological record, etymology, historical document, historical paper, historical record, life, life history, life story, recital


Overordnet emneområdehistory

2. account (om kommunikation) a short account of the news


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe report of his speech.
The story was on the 11 o'clock news.
The account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)news report, report, story, write up


Mindre specifikke termernews


Mere specifikke termerbulletin, communique, despatch, dispatch, exclusive, newsletter, newssheet, scoop, urban legend

3. account (om tilstand) a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe asked to see the executive who handled his account.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)business relationship


Mindre specifikke termerrelationship


Mere specifikke termerbank account, brokerage account, short account

4. account (om kommunikation) a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe explanation was very simple.
I expected a brief account.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)explanation


Mindre specifikke termerstatement


Mere specifikke termeraccounting, definition, derivation, deriving, etymologizing, explication, exposition, gloss, interpretation, justification, reason, rubric, simplification, walk-through


Omfatter disse specifikke termerexplanandum, explanans, explicandum

5. account (om motiv) grounds


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDon't do it on my account.
The paper was rejected on account of its length.
He tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)score


Mindre specifikke termerground, reason

6. account (om egenskab) importance or value


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA person of considerable account.
He predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance.


Mindre specifikke termerimportance

7. account (om forhold) a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey send me an accounting every month.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)account statement, accounting


Mindre specifikke termerfinancial statement, statement


Mere specifikke termercapital account, capital account, expense account, profit and loss, profit and loss account, suspense account, travel and entertainment account


Omfatter disse specifikke termerbalance

8. account (om kommunikation) the act of informing by verbal report


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe heard reports that they were causing trouble.
By all accounts they were a happy couple.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)report


Mindre specifikke termerinforming, making known


Mere specifikke termeranecdote, comment, debriefing, direct discourse, direct quotation, gossip, indirect discourse, megillah, narration, recital, scuttlebutt, summarisation, summarization, yarn

9. account (om kommunikation) an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe paid his bill and left.
Send me an account of what I owe.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bill, invoice


Mindre specifikke termerfinancial statement, statement


Mere specifikke termercheck, chit, doctor's bill, electric bill, hotel bill, medical bill, phone bill, reckoning, tab, tally, tax bill, telephone bill

10. account (om egenskab) the quality of taking advantage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe turned her writing skills to good account.


Mindre specifikke termergain, profit


Engelsk udsagnsord: account

1. account (om tilstand) be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPassing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe

2. account (om forhold) keep an account of


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)calculate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mere specifikke termerbalance, bill, charge, compound, credit, debit, overbalance

3. account (om kommunikation) to give an account or representation of in words


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDiscreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)describe, report


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerinform

4. account (om kommunikation) furnish a justifying analysis or explanation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI can't account for the missing money.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)answer for


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdeclare









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