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Account vs. Narration

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  • Account (noun)

    A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review. from c. 1300

  • Account (noun)

    A sum of money deposited at a bank and subject to withdrawal. from 1833

    "to keep one's account at the bank."

  • Account (noun)

    A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; a reason of an action to be done.

    "No satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena."

  • Account (noun)

    A reason, grounds, consideration, motive; a person's sake.

    "Don't trouble yourself on my account."

    "on no account; on every account; on all accounts"

  • Account (noun)

    A business relationship involving the exchange of money and credit.

  • Account (noun)

    A record of events; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description. from c. 1610

    "An account of a battle."

  • Account (noun)

    An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.

  • Account (noun)

    Importance; worth; value; esteem; judgement.

  • Account (noun)

    An authorization to use a service.

    "I've opened an account with Wikipedia so that I can contribute and partake in the project."

  • Account (noun)

    A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning.

  • Account (noun)

    Profit; advantage.

  • Account (verb)

    To provide explanation.

  • Account (verb)

    To present an account of; to answer for, to justify. 14th-17th c.

  • Account (verb)

    To give an account of financial transactions, money received etc. from 14th c.

  • Account (verb)

    To estimate, consider (something to be as described). from 14th c.

  • Account (verb)

    To consider that. from 14th c.

  • Account (verb)

    To give a satisfactory evaluation for financial transactions, money received etc. from 15th c.

    "An officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received."

  • Account (verb)

    To give a satisfactory evaluation for (one's actions, behaviour etc.); to answer for. from 16th c.

    "We must account for the use of our opportunities."

  • Account (verb)

    To give a satisfactory reason for; to explain. from 16th c.

    "Idleness accounts for poverty."

  • Account (verb)

    To establish the location for someone. from 19th c.

    "After the crash, not all passengers were accounted for."

  • Account (verb)

    To count.

  • Account (verb)

    To cause the death, capture, or destruction of someone or something (+ for). from 19th c.

  • Account (verb)

    To calculate, work out (especially with periods of time). from 14th c.

  • Account (verb)

    To count (up), enumerate. 14th-17th c.

  • Narration (noun)

    The act of relating in order the particulars of some action, occurrence, or affair; a narrating.

  • Narration (noun)

    That which is narrated or recounted; an orderly recital of the details and particulars of some transaction or event, or of a series of transactions or events; a story or narrative.

  • Narration (noun)

    That part of an oration in which the speaker makes his or her statement of facts.

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  • Account (noun)

    A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time.

  • Account (noun)

    A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review; as, to keep one's account at the bank.

  • Account (noun)

    A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; as, no satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena. Hence, the word is often used simply for reason, ground, consideration, motive, etc.; as, on no account, on every account, on all accounts.

  • Account (noun)

    A statement of facts or occurrences; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description; as, an account of a battle.

  • Account (noun)

    A statement and explanation or vindication of one's conduct with reference to judgment thereon.

  • Account (noun)

    An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.

  • Account (noun)

    Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit.

  • Account

    To reckon; to compute; to count.

  • Account

    To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign; - with to.

  • Account

    To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem.

  • Account

    To recount; to relate.

  • Account (verb)

    To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.

  • Account (verb)

    To render an account; to answer in judgment; - with for; as, we must account for the use of our opportunities.

  • Account (verb)

    To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain; - with for; as, idleness accounts for poverty.

  • Narration (noun)

    The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; a recital of certain events, usually in chronological order; rehearsal.

  • Narration (noun)

    That which is related; the relation in words or writing of the particulars of any transaction or event, or of any series of transactions or events; a narrative; story; history.

  • Narration (noun)

    That part of a discourse which recites the time, manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the facts connected with the subject.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Account (noun)

    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"

  • Account (noun)

    the act of informing by verbal report;

    "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"

    "by all accounts they were a happy couple"

  • Account (noun)

    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"

  • Account (noun)

    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"

  • Account (noun)

    a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance;

    "they send me an accounting every month"

  • Account (noun)

    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"

  • Account (noun)

    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"

  • Account (noun)

    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"

  • Account (noun)

    importance or value;

    "a person of considerable account"

    "he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"

  • Account (noun)

    the quality of taking advantage;

    "she turned her writing skills to good account"

  • Account (verb)

    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"

  • Account (verb)

    keep an account of

  • Account (verb)

    to give an account or representation of in words;

    "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"

  • Account (verb)

    furnish a justifying analysis or explanation;

    "I can't account for the missing money"

  • Narration (noun)

    a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program;

    "his narrative was interesting"

    "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"

  • Narration (noun)

    the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events;

    "his narration was hesitant"

  • Narration (noun)

    (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth

Princeton's WordNet

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