account


account
noun
1) (an arrangement by which a person keeps his money in a bank: I have (opened) an account with the local bank.) cuenta
2) (a statement of money owing: Send me an account.) factura
3) (a description or explanation (of something that has happened): a full account of his holiday.) relato
4) (an arrangement by which a person makes a regular (eg monthly) payment instead of paying at the time of buying: I have an account at Smiths.) cuenta
5) ((usually in plural) a record of money received and spent: You must keep your accounts in order; (also adjective) an account book.) cuentas
- accountant
- account for
- on account of
- on my/his etc account
- on my/his account
- on no account
- take something into account
- take into account
- take account of something
- take account of

account n cuenta
he opened a current account abrió una cuenta corriente
on account of por / a causa de
to take something into account tener algo en cuenta
account
tr[ə'kaʊnt]
noun
1 (in bank) cuenta
my account is in the red mi cuenta está en números rojos
2 (report) relación nombre femenino, relato, informe nombre masculino
he gave us an account of his experiences nos contó sus experiencias
Ted's account differs significantly from yours el relato de Ted difiere sensiblemente del tuyo
3 (importance) importancia
it is of no account no tiene importancia
plural noun accounts
1 cuentas nombre femenino plural
who did these accounts? ¿quién ha hecho estas cuentas?
I keep the accounts myself llevo las cuentas yo mismo
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
by all accounts al decir de todos
on account a cuenta
on account of por, a causa de
don't leave on my account no te vayas por mí
on no account bajo ningún concepto
on one's own account por su propia cuenta y riesgo
there's no accounting for tastes sobre gustos no hay nada escrito
to bring somebody to account, to call somebody to account pedir cuentas a alguien
to give a good account of oneself quedar en buen lugar, quedar bien
to take into account tener en cuenta
to turn something to (good) account sacar (buen) provecho de algo
accounts department sección nombre femenino de contabilidad
account [ə'kaʊnt] vt
: considerar, estimar
he accounts himself lucky: se considera afortunado
account vi
to account for : dar cuenta de, explicar
account n
1) : cuenta f
savings account: cuenta de ahorros
2) explanation: versión f, explicación f
3) report: relato m, informe m
4) importance: importancia f
to be of no account: no tener importancia
5)
on account of because of: a causa de, debido a, por
6)
on no account : de ninguna manera
account
n.
crónica s.f.
cuenta (Comercio) s.f.
cálculo s.m.
estado de cuentas s.m.
importancia s.f.
informe s.m.
memoria s.f.
monta s.f.
narración s.f.
razón s.f.
referencia s.f.
relación s.f.
v.
dar cuenta v.
juzgar v.

I ə'kaʊnt
1) noun
Sense I
2) (explanation) explicación f; (version) versión f; (report) informe m

by his own account — según él mismo cuenta

by all accounts — a decir de todos, por lo que dicen todos

to bring o call somebody to account for something — pedirle* cuentas a alguien sobre algo

to give a good account of oneself — dar* lo mejor de sí

to hold somebody to account for something — responsabilizar* a alguien de algo

3) (consideration)

to take something into account — tener* algo en cuenta

4) (importance) (frml)

to be of no/little account (to somebody): it's of no account no tiene importancia; it is of little account (to me) whether he agrees or not — a mí me importa muy poco que esté o no de acuerdo

5) (in phrases)

on account of — (as prep) debido a

on account of his being too old — debido a que es demasiado mayor

on this/that account — por esta/esa razón

on account of she was late — (as conj) (AmE colloq) debido a que llegó tarde

on no account, not on any account — de ningún modo, de ninguna manera, bajo ningún concepto

on one's own account — (for oneself) por cuenta propia

on somebody's account — por alguien

Sense II
6) (Fin)
(with bank, at shop) cuenta f

checking o (BrE) current account — cuenta f corriente

savings o deposit account — cuenta f de ahorros

put it on/charge it to my account — cárguelo a mi cuenta

I gave her $200 on account — le di 200 dólares a cuenta or de anticipo

to have an account with o at a bank — tener* una cuenta en un banco

to keep (an) account of something — llevar (la) cuenta de algo

to settle one's account — pagar* or saldar su (or mi etc) cuenta

to put o turn something to (good) account — sacar* (buen) provecho de algo

to settle o square an account with somebody — ajustarle (las) cuentas a alguien

7) accounts
a) (Busn, Fin) (+ pl vb) contabilidad f

to keep the accounts — llevar la contabilidad or las cuentas

b) (BrE) (+ sing vb) (department) contaduría f

II
transitive verb (frml) considerar
Phrasal Verbs:
[ǝ'kaʊnt]
1. N
1) (Comm, Econ) (at shop) cuenta f ; (=invoice) factura f ; (=bank account) cuenta f (bancaria)

they have the Blotto account — (Advertising) ellos hacen la publicidad de Blotto

cash or account? — ¿en metálico o a cuenta?

to charge sth to sb's account — cargar algo en cuenta a algn

to close an account — liquidar una cuenta

payment on account — pago m a cuenta

to get £50 on account — recibir 50 libras anticipadas

to put £50 down on account — cargar 50 libras a la cuenta

to buy sth on account — comprar algo a cuenta

to open an account — abrir una cuenta

account payable — cuenta f por pagar

"account payee only" — "únicamente en cuenta del beneficiario"

account receivable — cuenta f por cobrar

to render an account — pasar factura

account rendered — cuenta f pasada

to settle an account — liquidar una cuenta

to settle accounts (with) — (fig) ajustar cuentas (con)

statement of account — estado m de cuenta

the Account — (St Ex) periodo m (de 15 días) al fin del cual se ajustan las cuentas

current, deposit 3., joint 4.
2) accounts (Comm) (=calculations) cuentas fpl ; (=department) (sección f de) contabilidad f

to keep the accounts — llevar las cuentas

3) (=report) informe m

by all accounts — a decir de todos, según se dice

by or according to her own account — por lo que dice ella

to give an account of — dar cuenta de, informar sobre

to keep an account of — [+ events] guardar relación de; [+ amounts] llevar cuentas de

4) (=consideration) consideración f

on no account, not on any account — de ninguna manera, bajo ningún concepto

on that account — por eso

on his account — por él, en su nombre

on his own account — por cuenta propia

on account of — (=because of) a causa de; (esp US) * (=because) porque, debido a que

I couldn't do it on account of my back's sore * — no he podido hacerlo porque me duele la espalda

to leave sth out of account — no tomar algo en consideración or cuenta

to take account of sth, take sth into account — tener algo en cuenta or consideración, tener algo presente

to take no account of — no tomar or no tener en cuenta

5) (=importance) importancia f

of no or little or small account — de poca importancia

of some account — de cierta importancia, de alguna consideración

6) (=explanation)

to bring or call sb to account — pedir cuentas a algn

to give an account of o.s. — justificar su conducta

to give a good account of oneself — (=perform well) tener una buena actuación; (=make good impression) causar buena impresión

to be held to account for sth — ser obligado a rendir cuentas por algo

7) (=benefit)

to put or turn sth to (good) account — aprovechar algo, sacar provecho de algo

2.
VT frm considerar, creer

I account him a fool — lo considero un tonto

I account myself lucky — me considero afortunado

he is accounted an expert — se le considera un experto

I should account it a favour if ... — agradecería que ...

3.
CPD

account balance N — saldo m de la cuenta

account book N — libro m de cuentas

account day N — día m de liquidación

account holder N — titular mf de cuenta, cuentahabiente mf (Mex)

account number N(at bank etc) número m de cuenta

accounts department N — sección f de contabilidad, departamento m de contabilidad

* * *

I [ə'kaʊnt]
1) noun
Sense I
2) (explanation) explicación f; (version) versión f; (report) informe m

by his own account — según él mismo cuenta

by all accounts — a decir de todos, por lo que dicen todos

to bring o call somebody to account for something — pedirle* cuentas a alguien sobre algo

to give a good account of oneself — dar* lo mejor de sí

to hold somebody to account for something — responsabilizar* a alguien de algo

3) (consideration)

to take something into account — tener* algo en cuenta

4) (importance) (frml)

to be of no/little account (to somebody): it's of no account no tiene importancia; it is of little account (to me) whether he agrees or not — a mí me importa muy poco que esté o no de acuerdo

5) (in phrases)

on account of — (as prep) debido a

on account of his being too old — debido a que es demasiado mayor

on this/that account — por esta/esa razón

on account of she was late — (as conj) (AmE colloq) debido a que llegó tarde

on no account, not on any account — de ningún modo, de ninguna manera, bajo ningún concepto

on one's own account — (for oneself) por cuenta propia

on somebody's account — por alguien

Sense II
6) (Fin)
(with bank, at shop) cuenta f

checking o (BrE) current account — cuenta f corriente

savings o deposit account — cuenta f de ahorros

put it on/charge it to my account — cárguelo a mi cuenta

I gave her $200 on account — le di 200 dólares a cuenta or de anticipo

to have an account with o at a bank — tener* una cuenta en un banco

to keep (an) account of something — llevar (la) cuenta de algo

to settle one's account — pagar* or saldar su (or mi etc) cuenta

to put o turn something to (good) account — sacar* (buen) provecho de algo

to settle o square an account with somebody — ajustarle (las) cuentas a alguien

7) accounts
a) (Busn, Fin) (+ pl vb) contabilidad f

to keep the accounts — llevar la contabilidad or las cuentas

b) (BrE) (+ sing vb) (department) contaduría f

II
transitive verb (frml) considerar
Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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