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Mere specifikke termerancient history, annals, biography, case history, chronological record, etymology, historical document, historical paper, historical record, life, life history, life story, recital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