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Every person I killed I strongly believe that they were bad. When I do go face God there is going to be lots of things I will have to account for but killing any of those people is not one of them.
Chris Kyle

Meaning of "to account" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO ACCOUNT

to account  [tʊ əˈkaʊnt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TO ACCOUNT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
To account is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TO ACCOUNT


account
əˈkaʊnt
amount
əˈmaʊnt
count
kaʊnt
current-account
ˈkʌrəntəˌkaʊnt
discount
dɪsˈkaʊnt
fount
faʊnt
miscount
ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt
mount
maʊnt
outcount
ˌaʊtˈkaʊnt
overcount
ˌəʊvəˈkaʊnt
paramount
ˈpærəˌmaʊnt
re-count
riːˈkaʊnt
recount
rɪˈkaʊnt
rediscount
riːˈdɪskaʊnt
seamount
ˈsiːˌmaʊnt
surmount
sɜːˈmaʊnt
tantamount
ˈtæntəˌmaʊnt
undercount
ˈʌndəˌkaʊnt
viscount
ˈvaɪkaʊnt
wordcount
ˈwɜːdkaʊnt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO ACCOUNT

to a degree
to a fault
to a frazzle
to a man
to a nicety
to a T
to a turn
to advantage
to all appearances
to all intents and purposes
to and fro
to arms!
to be a hospital case
to be a one-man show
to be a one-way street
to be a warning shot
to be able to do sth blindfolded
to be as American as apple pie
to be blissfully ignorant of sth
to be brought to bed

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO ACCOUNT

at a discount
bank account
body count
business account
call to account
checking account
credit account
current account
investment account
loan account
no-account
on account
pollen count
revenue account
savings account
sperm count
taxable amount
time discount
trade discount
trading account
volume discount

Synonyms and antonyms of to account in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «to account» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO ACCOUNT

Find out the translation of to account to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to account from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to account» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

到账户
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a la cuenta
570 millions of speakers

English

to account
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खाते में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إلى حساب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на счет
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a conta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিসাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pour compte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

ke akaun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zu berücksichtigen,
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アカウントへ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

계정에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo akun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vào tài khoản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கணக்கில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खात्यात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hesabına
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per conto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na konto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на рахунок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de cont
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στο λογαριασμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

om rekening
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

till konto
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

til konto
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to account

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO ACCOUNT»

The term «to account» is very widely used and occupies the 17.835 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TO ACCOUNT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to account

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10 QUOTES WITH «TO ACCOUNT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word to account.
1
Gordon W. Allport
The primary problem in the psychology of becoming is to account for the transformation by which the unsocialized infant becomes an adult with structured loves, hates, loyalties, and interests, capable of taking his place in a complexly ordered society.
2
Rudolf Arnheim
The rehabilitation of order as a universal principle, however, suggested at the same time that orderliness by itself is not sufficient to account for the nature of organized systems in general or for those created by man in particular.
3
Michael Behe
We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box.
4
Clive Bell
I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion. That, I conceive, is the function of the critic.
5
Aleister Crowley
The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.
6
Paul Davies
My feeling is that scientific method has the power to account for and interlink all phenomena in the universe, including its origin, using the laws of nature. But that still leaves the laws unexplained.
7
Marc Faber
If the U.S. Government was a company, the deficit would be $5 trillion because they would have to account by general accepted accounting principles. But actually they encourage government spending, reckless government spending, because the government can issue Treasury bills at extremely low interest rates.
8
Marvin Harris
Food, like sex, is one of the principal kinds of human activity that engage people when they wonder about how to account for different kinds of human behaviour.
9
Chris Kyle
Every person I killed I strongly believe that they were bad. When I do go face God there is going to be lots of things I will have to account for but killing any of those people is not one of them.
10
Loretta Lynch
Members of organized crime continue to exploit their victims the old-fashioned way - through violence, threats and intimidation. As law enforcement has so successfully done before, we will employ our own time-tested techniques to bring them to justice to account for their crimes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO ACCOUNT»

Discover the use of to account in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to account and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Turned to Account: The Forms and Functions of Criminal ...
Turned to Account is a study that focuses on the popular genre of criminal biography, examining how it played upon and reflected English society's fears and interest in aberrant behaviour.
Lincoln B. Faller, 1987
2
Called to Account: Fourteen Financial Frauds that Shaped the ...
Called to Account describes fourteen financial frauds that influenced the American public accounting profession and directly led to the development of accounting standards and legislation as practiced in the US today.
Paul M. Clikeman, 2009
3
Called to Account: The Story of One Family's Struggle to Say ...
The author recounts the problems caused to her family by domestic violence, describes the therapy provided by the Domestic Abuse Project, and discusses the background of her husband's violent behavior
M'Liss Switzer, 1987
4
Holding Power to Account: Accountability in Modern Democracies
Richard Mulgan analyses both the United States and several 'Westminster' countries (the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and New Zealand).
R. G. Mulgan, 2003
5
Called to Account: Fourteen Financial Frauds that Shaped the ...
Appendix B Suggestions for Integrating Called to Account with Popular Auditing Texts Each four-chapter part within Called to Account is a self-contained unit. The parts can be read in almost any order without significant loss of continuity.
Paul M. Clikeman, 2010
6
Economic Policy and Human Rights: Holding Governments to Account
A powerful critique of three decades of neoliberal economic policies, assessed from the perspective of agreed upon human rights norms.
Radhika Balakrishnan, Diane Elson, 2011
7
Holding the State to Account: Citizen Monitoring in Action
On the status of human and municipal services and evaluation of administrative agencies in Bangalore; study done through Public Affairs Centre.
Samuel Paul, 2002
8
A Call to Account
Criss Hajek. spending. Mexico had hit the wall and The Wall Street Journal said Canada, the neighbour to the north, was next in line. That sent a bolt of lightning into Ottawa. The prime minister and the minister of finance were trying to curtail ...
Criss Hajek, 2003
9
Development of a Framework to Account for Uncertainty ...
The Niagara River is an important natural resource for drinking water and inexpensive hydroelectric power production.
Samuela Franceschini, 2007
10
Career Center Kaleidoscope: A Handbook for Graduate ...
Stephen Chen. various minority student departments incorporated into college student services, national organizations such as Black Excel and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities are all geared to assist minority students .
Stephen Chen, 2007

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