Account

All possible synonyms of the word Account as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Account

Definition

  • the quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account"

Synonyms

  • account

Hypernyms

  • profit, gain: the advantageous quality of being beneficial

Bill, account, invoice

Definition

  • an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"

Synonyms

  • bill
  • account
  • invoice

Hypernyms

  • statement, financial statement: a document showing credits and debits

Hyponyms

  • electric bill: a bill for money owed for electricity used
  • hotel bill: statement of charges for staying in a hotel
  • medical bill, doctor's bill: statement of charges for medical services
  • phone bill, telephone bill: statement of charges for telephone service
  • reckoning, tally: a bill for an amount due
  • tax bill: money owed for taxes
  • check, chit, tab: the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"

Report, account

Definition

  • the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"

Synonyms

  • report
  • account

Hypernyms

  • informing, making known: a speech act that conveys information

Hyponyms

  • summarization, summarisation: the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
  • indirect discourse: a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g., "he said `I am a fool' would be modified to `he said he is a fool'")
  • direct discourse, direct quotation: a report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g., "he said `I am a fool'")
  • megillah: (Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account; "he insisted on giving us the whole megillah"
  • debriefing: report of a mission or task
  • anecdote: short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
  • narration, recital, yarn: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
  • gossip, comment, scuttlebutt: a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people; "the divorce caused much gossip"

Account, accounting, account statement

Definition

  • a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"

Synonyms

  • account
  • accounting
  • account statement

Hypernyms

  • statement, financial statement: a document showing credits and debits

Hyponyms

  • capital account: (finance) an account of the net value of a business at a specified date
  • capital account: (economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities
  • profit and loss, profit and loss account: an account compiled at the end of an accounting period to show gross and net profit or loss
  • suspense account: an account used temporarily to carry doubtful receipts and disbursements or discrepancies pending their analysis and permanent classification
  • expense account, travel and entertainment account: an account to which salespersons or executives can charge travel and entertainment expenses

Part metromyms

  • balance: equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

Account

Definition

  • importance or value; "a person of considerable account"; "he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"

Synonyms

  • account

Hypernyms

  • importance: the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet"

Score, account

Definition

  • grounds; "don'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"

Synonyms

  • score
  • account

Hypernyms

  • reason, ground: a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"

Explanation, account

Definition

  • a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"

Synonyms

  • explanation
  • account

Hypernyms

  • statement: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"

Part metromyms

  • explicandum, explanandum: (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
  • explanans: (logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises

Hyponyms

  • simplification: an explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity
  • accounting: a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes; "he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions"
  • reason: an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon; "the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly"
  • justification: a statement in explanation of some action or belief
  • exposition: an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse; "we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background"
  • explication: a detailed explanation of the meaning of something
  • gloss, rubric: an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
  • deriving, derivation, etymologizing: (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
  • definition: a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • interpretation: an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
  • walk-through: a thorough explanation (usually accompanied by a demonstration) of each step in a procedure or process; "she gave me a walk-through of my new duties"

Account, business relationship

Definition

  • a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services; "he asked to see the executive who handled his account"

Synonyms

  • account
  • business relationship

Hypernyms

  • relationship: a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries

Hyponyms

  • brokerage account: a fund that a customer has entrusted to a securities brokerage; "you can't get a brokerage account unless you have $20,000"
  • bank account: a fund that a customer has entrusted to a bank and from which the customer can make withdrawals; "he moved his bank account to a new bank"
  • short account: a brokerage account of someone who sells short (sells securities he does not own)

Report, news report, story, account, write up

Definition

  • a short account of the news; "the 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"

Synonyms

  • report
  • news report
  • story
  • account
  • write up

Hypernyms

  • news: information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"

Hyponyms

  • newsletter, newssheet: report or open letter giving informal or confidential news of interest to a special group
  • bulletin: a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)
  • dispatch, despatch, communique: an official report (usually sent in haste)
  • urban legend: a story that appears mysteriously and spreads spontaneously in various forms and is usually false; contains elements of humor or horror and is popularly believed to be true
  • exclusive, scoop: a news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"

History, account, chronicle, story

Definition

  • a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"

Synonyms

  • history
  • account
  • chronicle
  • story

Hypernyms

  • record: anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"

Topic domains

  • history: the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"

Hyponyms

  • ancient history: a history of the ancient world
  • etymology: a history of a word
  • case history: detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
  • historical document, historical paper, historical record: writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)
  • annals, chronological record: a chronological account of events in successive years
  • biography, life, life story, life history: an account of the series of events making up a person's life
  • recital: a detailed account or description of something; "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings"

Account, answer for

Definition

  • furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; "I can't account for the missing money"

Synonyms

  • account
  • answer for

Hypernyms

  • declare: state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

Report, describe, account

Definition

  • to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"

Synonyms

  • report
  • describe
  • account

Hypernyms

  • inform: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"

Account, calculate

Definition

  • keep an account of

Synonyms

  • account
  • calculate

Hyponyms

  • credit: accounting: enter as credit; "We credit your account with $100"
  • balance: compute credits and debits of an account
  • overbalance: cause to be off balance; "It is not desirable to overbalance the budget"
  • debit: enter as debit
  • compound: calculate principal and interest
  • charge, bill: demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"

Account

Definition

  • be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something; "Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam"

Synonyms

  • account

Hypernyms

  • be: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

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