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account for
v. give a report, be responsible (for deeds); explain, give an explanation

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account for

Verb
1. be the reason or explanation for; "The recession accounts for the slow retail business"
(hypernym) be
2. give reasons for; "Can you account for all these absences?"
(hypernym) explain, explicate


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account for
Synonyms and related words:
accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, allegorize, apply to, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attribute to, blame, blame for, blame on, bring home to, charge on, charge to, clarify, clear, clear up, confess, connect with, crack, credit with, cry sour grapes, decipher, demonstrate, demythologize, destigmatize, do justice to, elucidate, enlighten, euhemerize, exculpate, exemplify, explain, explain away, explicate, exposit, expound, fasten upon, father upon, fix on, fix upon, give reason for, give the meaning, hang on, illuminate, illustrate, impute to, justify, lay to, make clear, make plain, pin on, pinpoint, place upon, point to, popularize, purge, rationalize, refer to, rehabilitate, reinstate, restore, saddle on, saddle with, set down to, settle upon, shed light upon, show, show how, show the way, simplify, solve, spell out, throw light upon, unfold, unlock, unravel, vindicate, warrant,
  

Source: Moby Thesaurus, which is part of the Moby Project created by Grady Ward. In 1996 Grady Ward placed this thesaurus in the public domain.

Dizionario inglese-italiano 1.0.012

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ACCOUNT FOR
SPIEGARE. SPIEGARSI. DAR CONTO. RENDERE CONTO. PAGARE. AMMAZZARE [CACCIA]. ABBATTERE [CACCIA]

English - Thai, Dictionary of CherngX

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phrv. อธิบาย, ให้เหตุผลสำหรับ, เป็นเหตุผลของ; ฆ่า, ยิง, จับ (สัตว์, คน, เครื่องบิน); ชดใช้ (เงินหรือการลงโทษ)


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