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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kount]
    • /əˈkaʊnt/
    • /əˈkaʊnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kount]
    • /əˈkaʊnt/

Definitions of accounted word

  • noun accounted an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative: an account of the meetings; an account of the trip. 1
  • noun accounted an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior. 1
  • noun accounted a statement of reasons, causes, etc., explaining some event. 1
  • noun accounted reason; basis: On this account I'm refusing your offer. 1
  • noun accounted importance; worth; value; consequence: things of no account. 1
  • noun accounted estimation; judgment: In his account it was an excellent piece of work. 1

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Origin of accounted

First appearance:

before 1225
One of the 9% oldest English words
1225-75; (noun) Middle English a(c)ount(e), ac(c)ompte < Anglo-French, Old French aco(u)nte, acompte; (v.) Middle English ac(co)unten < Old French acunter, acompter. See ac-, count1

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Parts of speech for Accounted


accounted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

accounted usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accounted

adj accounted

  • putative — commonly regarded as such; reputed; supposed: the putative boss of the mob.
  • assumed — false; fictitious
  • alleged — An alleged fact has been stated but has not been proved to be true.
  • supposed — assumed as true, regardless of fact; hypothetical: a supposed case.
  • rumored — a story or statement in general circulation without confirmation or certainty as to facts: a rumor of war.

verb accounted

  • satisfy — to fulfill the desires, expectations, needs, or demands of (a person, the mind, etc.); give full contentment to: The hearty meal satisfied him.
  • account — If you have an account with a bank or a similar organization, you have an arrangement to leave your money there and take some out when you need it.
  • advantage — An advantage is something that puts you in a better position than other people.
  • profit — Often, profits. pecuniary gain resulting from the employment of capital in any transaction. Compare gross profit, net profit. the ratio of such pecuniary gain to the amount of capital invested. returns, proceeds, or revenue, as from property or investments.
  • suffice — to be enough or adequate, as for needs, purposes, etc.

adjective accounted

  • believed — to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so: Only if one believes in something can one act purposefully.

Antonyms for accounted

adj accounted

  • real — true; not merely ostensible, nominal, or apparent: the real reason for an act.
  • actual — You use actual to emphasize that you are referring to something real or genuine.
  • true — being in accordance with the actual state or conditions; conforming to reality or fact; not false: a true story.

verb accounted

  • dissatisfy — to cause to be displeased, especially by failing to provide something expected or desired.
  • fail — to fall short of success or achievement in something expected, attempted, desired, or approved: The experiment failed because of poor planning.
  • take — to get into one's hold or possession by voluntary action: to take a cigarette out of a box; to take a pen and begin to write.
  • miss — to fail to hit or strike: to miss a target.
  • guess — to arrive at or commit oneself to an opinion about (something) without having sufficient evidence to support the opinion fully: to guess a person's weight.

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