Translation of "account" - English-Spanish dictionary

account

noun uk /əˈkaʊnt/

A1 an arrangement with a bank to keep your money there

cuenta
I paid the money into my account.

a description of something that happened

versión, relato
They gave different accounts of the event.
take something into account/take account of something

to think about something when judging a situation

tener algo en cuenta
We will take everyone’s opinion into account before making a decision.
A good architect takes account of the building’s surroundings.
accounts [ plural ]

a set of official records of all the money a company spends and earns

contabilidad
on no account

not for any reason

bajo ningún concepto
On no account must these records be changed.

(Translation of “account” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

account

noun /əˈkaunt/

an arrangement by which a person keeps his or her money in a bank

cuenta
I have (opened) an account with the local bank.

a statement of money owing

factura
Send me an account of the money which I owe.

a description or explanation (of something that has happened)

relato
He gave us a full account of his visit to Vienna.

an arrangement by which a person makes a regular (eg monthly) payment instead of paying at the time of buying

cuenta
I have an account at Smiths.

(usually in plural) a record of money received and spent

cuentas
You must keep your accounts in order
(also adjective) an account book.
accountable adjective

responsible for your actions and willing to explain them

Responsable
He was held accountable for the disappearance of the money.
accountability noun

Responsabilidad
He has accountability for the company’s business activity in Holland.
accountancy noun

the work of an accountant

contabilidad
He is studying accountancy at university.
accountant noun

a keeper or inspector of (financial) accounts

contable
He employs an accountant to deal with his tax affairs.
account for phrasal verb

to give a reason for; to explain

dar explicaciones
I can account for the mistake.
by all accounts

according to what other people say

Segun todos
By all accounts, it was a very useful meeting.
on account of

because of

a causa de, debido a
She stayed indoors on account of the bad weather.
on my/his (etc) account

because of me, him etc or for my, his etc sake

por mi, su etc causa
You don’t have to leave early on my account.
on no account

not for any reason

bajo ningún concepto
On no account, must you open that door.
take (something) into account ( take account of (something))

to consider (something which is part of the problem etc)

tomar en consideración, tener en cuenta
We must take his illness into account when assessing his work.

(Translation of “account” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)