Account Ac*count", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accounted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accounting}.] [OE. acounten, accompten, OF. aconter, [`a] (L. ad) + conter to count. F. conter to tell, compter to count, L. computare. See {Count}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reckon; to compute; to count. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The motion of . . . the sun whereby years are accounted. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign; -- with to. [R.] --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

3. To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem. [1913 Webster]

Accounting that God was able to raise him up. --Heb. xi. 19. [1913 Webster]

4. To recount; to relate. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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