Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms, Examples and Famous Quotes of account in English


UK /əˈkaʊnt /

US /əˈkaʊnt /



account in a sentence | account example sentences

A bank account

Of little account

The gas bill

The front-page story

Quotes and Sayings about "account"


"At 25, my idea of success may have been more vain, like, "I'll be good the day that there's $20 million in my account and I have this particular house and the wife and 2.5 kids." But at 40 - and I know it's kind of silly telling you guys this - but as long as my Metacritic rating stays above 80, that's all I care about."

--- Questlove

"The first business of philosophy is to account for things as they are; and till our theories will do this, they ought not to be the ground of any practical conclusion."

--- Thomas Malthus

"No state has hitherto existed (at least that we have any account of) ... that no check whatever has existed to early marriages, among the lower classes, from a fear of not providing well for their families, or among the higher classes, from a fear of lowering their condition in life."

--- Thomas Malthus

"If you are training properly, you should progress steadily. This doesn't necessarily mean a personal best every time you race ... Each training session should be like putting money in the bank. If your training works, you continue to deposit into your 'strength' account ... Too much training has the opposite effect. Rather than build, it tears down. Your body will tell when you have begun to tip the balance. Just be sure to listen to it."

--- Grete Waitz

"The most central truth to the creation account is that this world is a place for God's presence."

--- John H. Walton