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|present participle||accounting for|
|past tense||accounted for|
|past participle||accounted for|
A number of factors account for the differences between the two scores.
The increase in carbon dioxide emissions may account for changes in the climate.
Electronic goods account for over 30% of our exports.
You will be brought before the disciplinary panel to account for your behaviour.
How do you account for this sudden improvement in his test scores?
She had to account for every penny she spent.
Investors were told that over half their savings had vanished and could not be accounted for.
One small child was still not accounted for.
This is the British English definition of account. View American English definition of account.