an arrangement that sb has with a bank, etc. to keep money there, take some out, etc.
an arrangement that sb has with a company that allows them to use the Internet, send and receive messages by e-mail, etc.
a written record of money that is owed to a business and of money that has been paid by it
an arrangement with a shop 〔store〕 or business to pay bills for goods or services at a later time, for example in regular amounts every month
a regular customer; a customer, especially one who has regular dealings with a company
(written or spoken) description of sth that has happened
an explanation or a description of an idea, a theory or a process
have the opinion that sb/sth is particular thing; consider
"a history of France"
"he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"
"the story of exposure to lead"
"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"
"he asked to see the executive who handled his account"
"the explanation was very simple"
"I expected a brief account"
"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"
"a person of considerable account"
"he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"
"they send me an accounting every month"
"he heard reports that they were causing trouble"
"by all accounts they were a happy couple"
"he paid his bill and left"
"send me an account of what I owe"
"she turned her writing skills to good account"
"Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam"
"Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"
"I can't account for the missing money"
My accompt of years outscored her own.
出自： T. Hardy
Able to read, write, and account.
出自： Adam Smith
We should take the interests of the whole into account.
One must take the audience into account when making speeches.
A good architect takes into account the building's surroundings.
Compensation awards take into account the pain and suffering caused to the victim.
His exam results were not very good, but we must take into account his long illness.
I hope my teacher will take into account the fact that I was ill just before the exams when she marks my paper.
I think you have to take into account that he's a good deal younger than the rest of us.
The defendant asked for a number of other offence to be taken into account.
Coursework is taken into account, as well as exam results.
Your objections will be taken into account.
Two things account for its occurrence.
The poor weather may have accounted for the small crowd.
Oh well, that accounts for it (=I understand now why it happened).
I was called to account for my conduct by the headmistress.
How do you account for the show's success?
You will be brought before the disciplinary panel to account for your behaviour.
How do you account for the dent in the car?
The defendant couldn't account for the fact that the money was found in his house.
A number of factors account for the differences between the two scores.
The disappearance of the papers has never been accounted for.
There are reports to be made and money to be accounted for.
要写报告,说明钱是怎么用的。 account for v-ing
Lack of money accounts for her discontinuing her studies.
缺钱是她辍学的原因。 account for wh-clause
Can you account for why our team lost?
你能说出我们队失败的原因吗？ account for sth
The Japanese market accounts for 35%.
Repeat purchases account for 73% of our sales.
Computer software accounts for some 70 per cent of our range of products.
North Sea oil accounts for a high proportion of our export earnings.
北海石油占我国出口收入的很大一部分。 account for sb/sth
One small child was still not accounted for.
All passengers have now been accounted for.
I account him wise.
I account him a wise man.