Definition for AC-COUNT'

AC-COUNT', v.i.

  1. To render an account or relation of particulars. An officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.
  2. To give reasons; to assign the causes; to explain; with for; as, idleness accounts for poverty.
  3. To render reasons; to answer for in a responsible character; as, we must account for all the talents intrusted to us.

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