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on account of

[ uh-kount ]SEE DEFINITION OF on account of
  • as intherefore
  • as insince

Synonyms for on account of

  • accordingly
  • so
  • then
  • thus
  • consequently
  • hence
  • thence
  • and so
  • ergo
  • for
  • for this reason
  • forasmuch as
  • in consequence
  • in that event
  • inasmuch as
  • on the grounds
  • since
  • therefrom
  • thereupon
  • to that end
  • whence
  • wherefore
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WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "reckoning of money received and paid," from Old French acont "account, reckoning, terminal payment," from a "to" (see ad-) + cont "counting, reckoning of money to be paid," from Late Latin computus "a calculation," from Latin computare "calculate" (see compute).

Meaning "sum of (one's) money in a bank" is from 1833. Sense of "narration" is first attested 1610s. Plural accounts used as a collective or singular in phrases such as to give accounts (of something), is from mid-13c. Phrase by all accounts is attested from 1798.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ON ACCOUNT OF

since

prepositionbecause
  • after all
  • as
  • by reason of
  • considering
  • for
  • forasmuch as
  • in consideration of
  • in view of
  • inasmuch as
  • insomuch as
  • on account of
  • seeing that
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