English - Vietnamese Dictionary
account /ə'kaunt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự tính toán
- to cast account: tính toán
- sự kế toán; sổ sách, kế toán
- to keep accounts: giữ sổ sách kế toán
- profit and loss account: mục tính lỗ lãi
- bản kê khai; bản thanh toán tiền, bản ghi những món tiền phải trả
- account of expenses: bản kê khai các khoảng chi tiêu
- to make out an account of articles: làm bản kê khai mặt hàng
- to send in an account with the goods: gửi hàng kèm theo hoá đơn thanh toán tiền
- sự thanh toán
- to render (settle) an account: thanh toán một khoản tiền (một món nợ)
- sự trả dần, sự trả làm nhiều kỳ
- to pay a sum on account: trả dần một số tiền
- sale for the account: bán trả dần
- tài khoản, số tiền gửi
- to have an account in the bank: có tiền gửi ngân hàng
- account current: số tiền hiện gửi
- lợi, lợi ích
- to turn something to account: sử dụng cái gì làm cho có lợi, lợi dụng cái gì
- to find one's in...: tìm thấy điều lợi ở...; được hưởng lợi ở...
- lý do, nguyên nhân, sự giải thích
- to give an account of something: giải thích cái gì
- on no account: không vì một lý do gì
- on account of: vì
- báo cáo, bài tường thuật; sự tường thuật, sự miêu tả
- to give an account of something: thuật lại chuyện gì
- a detailed account of a football match: bài tường thuật chi tiết về một trận bóng đá
- sự đánh giá, sự chú ý, sự lưu tâm
- to take into account: để ý tới, lưu tâm tới, đếm xỉa tới
- to make little account of: coi thường, không kể đến, không đếm xỉa đến, đánh giá thấp
- tầm quan trọng, giá trị
- of much account: đáng kể
- of small account: không có gì đáng kể lắm
- according to all accounts
- theo sự đánh giá chung, theo ý kiến chung
- by all accounts
- (như) according to all accounts
- to be called (to go) to one's account
- to call (bring) to account
- bắt phải báo cáo sổ sách, bắt phải báo cáo mọi khoản thu chi; bắt phải giải thích (về cái gì...)
- to cast up accounts
- (đùa cợt); (thông tục) nôn mửa
- to cook (doctor) an account
- giả mạo sổ sách (kế toán); bịa ra một khoản, kê khai giả mạo một khoản
- to demand an account
- đòi báo cáo sổ sách; bắt phải giải thích (việc gì...)
- to give a good account of oneself
- gây được tiếng tốt cho mình; (thể dục,thể thao) thắng lợi, đạt được kết quả tốt
- to hand in one's accounts
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) thoát nợ đời; chết
- to lay [one's] account for (on, with) something
- mong đợi ở cái gì; hy vọng ở cái gì
- to leave out of account
- không quan tâm đến, không để ý đến, không đếm xỉa đến
- on one's own account
- vì mình, vì lợi ích của mình, vì mục đích của mình
- tự mình phải gánh lấy mọi sự xảy ra
- to settle (square, balance) accounts with somebody
- trả thù ai, thanh toán mối thù với ai
- ngoại động từ
- coi, coi như, coi là, cho là
- to be accounted incocent: được coi là vô tội
- nội động từ
- (+ for) giải thích (cho)
- this accounts for his behaviour: điều đó giải thích thái độ đối xử của hắn
- giải thích (việc sử dụng, thanh toán, tính toán tiền nong)
- has that sum been accounted for?: số tiền đó đã được giải thích là đem sử dụng vào việc gì chưa?
- (thể dục,thể thao) bắn được, hạ được
- he alone accounted for a score of pheasants: mình hắn cũng đã bắn được hai mươi con gà lôi
+a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services
+the act of informing by verbal report
+a record or narrative description of past events
+a short account of the news
+a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance
+a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
+an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
+importance or value
+the quality of taking advantage
+be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something
+keep an account of
+to give an account or representation of in words
+furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
Advanced English Dictionary
1 account for. explain, give a reason for, give or render a reckoning for, answer for, justify, reckon for:
The treasurer has been able to account for every penny of expense. His desire to conceal his background accounts for his secrecy.
2 calculation, accounting, reckoning, computation, (financial) statement; enumeration:
The accounts show that the company has ample funds in reserve. Williams hasn't submitted his expense account for the trip.
3 interest, profit, advantage, benefit, favour; sake:
Nigel turned his convalescence to good account by writing a best seller. Don't read the book on my account.
4 explanation, statement, description, report, recital, narrative, history, chronicle:
The defendant gave a credible account of his whereabouts at the time of the crime.
5 consideration, use, worth, importance, consequence, note, value, merit; standing, significance, estimation, esteem:
The committee decided that length of service is of some account in determining retirement pensions.
6 story, narration, narrative, report, tale, relation, description:
Alice's account of the rabbit wearing a waistcoat is unbelievable.
7 take into account or take account of. notice, take note of, consider, take into consideration, allow for:
In passing sentence, the judge took into account the child's poverty and the fact that it was Christmas time.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 (abbreviation a / c) an arrangement that sb has with a bank, etc. to keep money there, take some out, etc: I don't have a bank account. + to have an account at / with a bank + to open / close an account + What's your account number please? + I paid the cheque into my savings account. + a joint account (= one in the name of more than one person)
See also - BUDGET ACCOUNT, CHECKING ACCOUNT, CURRENT ACCOUNT, DEPOSIT ACCOUNT
2 [usually pl.] a written record of money that is owed to a business and of money that has been paid by it: to do the accounts + to keep the accounts up to date + the accounts department
See also - EXPENSE ACCOUNT, PROFIT AND LOSS ACCOUNT
with shop / store
3 (BrE also credit account) (AmE also charge account) an arrangement with a shop/store or business to pay bills for goods or services at a later time, for example in regular amounts every month: Put it on my account please. + We have accounts with most of our suppliers.
4 (business) a regular customer: The advertising agency has lost several of its most important accounts.
5 an arrangement that sb has with a company that allows them to use the Internet, send and receive messages by e-mail, etc: an Internet / e-mail account
6 a written or spoken description of sth that has happened: She gave the police a full account of the incident. + The diaries contained detailed accounts of the writer's experiences in China.
7 an explanation or a description of an idea, a theory or a process: the Biblical account of the creation of the world
Idioms: by / from all accounts according to what other people say: I've never been there, but it's a lovely place, by all accounts.
by your own account according to what you say yourself: By his own account he had an unhappy childhood.
give a good / poor account of yourself (BrE) to do sth or perform well or badly, especially in a contest: The team gave a good account of themselves in the match on Saturday.
of no / little account (formal) not important: Emotional matters were of no account to them during the war.
on account if you buy sth or pay on account, you pay nothing or only a small amount immediately and the rest later
on sb's account because of what you think sb wants: Please don't change your plans on my account.
on account of sth because of sth: She retired early on account of ill health. + The marsh is an area of great scientific interest on account of its wild flowers.
on no account
not on any account (used to emphasize sth) not for any reason: On no account should the house be left unlocked.
on your own account
1 for yourself: In 1992 Smith set up in business on his own account.
2 because you want to and you have decided, not sb else: No one sent me, I am here on my own account.
on this / that account (formal) because of the particular thing that has been mentioned: Weather conditions were poor, but he did not delay his departure on that account.
put / turn sth to good account (formal) to use sth in a good or helpful way: He turned his artistic talents to good account by becoming a sculptor.
take account of sth
take sth into account to consider particular facts, circumstances, etc. when making a decision about sth: The company takes account of environmental issues wherever possible. + Coursework is taken into account as well as exam results. + The defendant asked for a number of other offences to be taken into account.
more at BLOW n., CALL v., SETTLE v.
+ verb [usually passive] (formal) to have the opinion that sb/sth is a particular thing: [VN-ADJ] In English law a person is accounted innocent until they are proved guilty. + [VN-N] The event was accounted a success.
Idioms: there's no accounting for taste (saying) used to say how difficult it is to understand why sb likes sb/sth that you do not like at all: She thinks he's wonderful-oh well, there's no accounting for taste.
Phrasal Verbs: account for sth
1 to be the explanation or cause of sth: The poor weather may have accounted for the small crowd. + Oh well, that accounts for it (= I understand now why it happened).
2 to give an explanation of sth: How do you account for the show's success? + He was unable to account for the error.
3 to be a particular amount or part of sth: The Japanese market accounts for 35% of the company's revenue.
account for sb/sth
1 to know where sb/sth is or what has happened to them, especially after an accident: All passengers have now been accounted for. + Three files cannot be accounted for.
2 (informal) to defeat or destroy sb/sth: Our anti-aircraft guns accounted for five enemy bombers.
account for sth (to sb) to give a satisfactory record of how the money in your care has been spent: We have to account for every penny we spend on business trips.
brief, short | blow-by-blow, comprehensive, detailed, full, graphic, vivid
He gave us a blow-by-blow account of the incident.
| accurate, clear, eyewitness, factual, first-hand, true, verbatim | glowing, good
She received a glowing account of her son's progress.
the newspaper account of the trial
VERB + ACCOUNT
give (sb), provide (sb with), write (sb)
Can you give us an account of what happened?
in an/the ~
Dr Richards describes this very well in his account of the events.
by all accounts
(= according to what people say)I've never been there, but it's a lovely place by all accounts.
| by sb's own account
By his own account he had an unhappy childhood.
2 arrangement with a bank
bank, building society | current | deposit, investment, savings | personal | business | joint, separate
My husband and I have separate accounts.
They have a numbered account in Switzerland.
VERB + ACCOUNT
Go and see the manager of the bank where your account is held.
She opened a savings account at the building society.
| close | credit sth to, pay/put sth into
The money will be credited to your account tomorrow.
| debit (sth from), draw sth out (of), pay sth from, take sth out (of), withdraw sth (from)
She had taken all her money out of her account.
Your account is overdrawn.
He opened an account at a bank in Germany.
| ~ with
an account with Barclays Bank
3 accounts: record of money a business earns/spends
VERB + ACCOUNT
Try to keep accurate accounts.
| audit, check, look at | submit
Your accounts will need to be submitted to the tax office.
ACCOUNT + VERB
be in order
The accounts are all in order. > Special page at BUSINESS
4 arrangement with a shop/business
(= an arrangement to charge expenses to your own employers)taking clients for expense account lunches
VERB + ACCOUNT
have | open
I'd like to open an account, please.
| close | pay off, settle
It is best to settle the account each month. | charge sth to, debit (sth from), put sth onCharge this to my account, please.
| credit sth to
Ring for a cab on account.
| ~ at/with
an account with a large store verb
The increase can be fully accounted for.
The differences in achievement between the pupils are partly accounted for by differences in age.
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