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Definition of the verb account for
What does account for mean as a doing phrase?
- be the reason or explanation for
- give reasons for
Alternative definition of the verb account for
- [transitive] To explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.
- [transitive] To be the primary cause of
- [transitive] To destroy or put out of action.
- [transitive] To constitute in amount or portion.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for account for
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Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1900)
by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft
and true account for materials furnished by said deponent, and that there is now due and owing to deponent thereon, after allowing all credits, the sum of one hundred eighty-three and 99-100 dollars, for which deponent claims a mechanic's ...
With Notes and Authorities
The account for settlement with the court ...
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B by William Nicholson
The account for sheep, dairy, and fatting beasts, is each to be charged its peculiar expenses ; wages, hurdles, shepherd, kc. for the first ; fuel and straw, &c. for the second . and the purchasc money of lean stock for fatting beasts. Amidst all this ...
The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)
by William Nicholson
The account for sheep, dairy, and fatting beasts, is each to be charged its peculiar expenses ; wages, hurdles, shepherd, &c. for the first ; fuel and straw, &c. for the second ; and the purchase money of lean stock fur fatting beasts. Amidit all this ...
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Video language resources about account for
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- Account for Meaning
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- How to open a Gmail account for English language learners
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- Letter A - "Account For" ( phrasal verb )
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Quotes about account for
We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origins. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo It is our own. (Arthur Eddington)
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