account

[ uh-kount ]SEE DEFINITION OF account

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCOUNT

Their freshness soon withered, on account of the shallowness of the earth.

It won't be much, but I should like to do it on account of his kindness about the boat.

Not only that, but he would get into trouble with Mr. Paine on account of the damage which it had received.

I've got a New York paper giving an account of the whole thing.

It is on Mr. Haley's account that I prefer to keep it secret.

Nevertheless I continued to treat him well on account of the interest you felt in him.

High above the roadside he had engraved an account of his glorious deeds.

Could not take another set of lunars on account of the cloudy weather.

This account was soon settled, and Robert left the factory his own master.

I am extremely affected on my mother's account—more, I must needs say, than on my own.

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