ac·count [əʼkaʊnt] n
1) (description) Bericht m;
by [or from] all \accounts nach allem, was man so hört;
by his own \account eigenen Aussagen zufolge;
to give [or (form) render] an \account of sth Bericht über etw akk erstatten, etw schildern
2) (bank service) Konto nt;
bank/ (Brit) building society \account Bank-/Bausparkassenkonto nt;
to have an \account with a bank ein Konto bei einer Bank haben;
to draw money out of [or withdraw money from] an \account Geld von einem Konto abheben;
savings [or (Brit) deposit] \account Sparkonto nt;
current (Brit) [or (Am) checking] \account (personal) Girokonto nt; (business) Kontokorrentkonto nt fachspr;
joint \account Gemeinschaftskonto nt;
to be on one's \account money auf dem Konto sein;
to open/close an \account [with sb] ein Konto [bei jdm] eröffnen/auflösen;
to pay sth into [or (Am, Aus) deposit sth in] an \account etw auf ein Konto überweisen;
(in person) etw auf ein Konto einzahlen
3) (credit) [Kunden]kredit m;
will that be cash or \account? zahlen Sie bar oder geht das auf Rechnung?;
to buy sth on \account (Brit) etw auf Kredit kaufen;
to have an \account with sb/at [or with] sth bei jdm/etw auf Rechnung kaufen;
to pay sth on \account (Brit) (dated) etw anzahlen, eine Anzahlung auf etw akk leisten;
to put sth on [or charge sth to] sb's \account etw auf jds Rechnung f setzen jdm etw in Rechnung stellen
4) (bill) Rechnung f;
to settle [or pay] an \account eine Rechnung bezahlen [o (geh) begleichen];
5) (records)
\accounts pl [Geschäfts]bücher ntpl;
\accounts payable Verbindlichkeiten fpl;
\accounts receivable Forderungen fpl, Außenstände pl;
to keep the \accounts (esp Brit) die Buchhaltung machen;
to keep an \account of sth über etw akk Buch führen
6) (customer) Kunde, -in m, f, [Kunden]vertrag m
7) no pl (consideration)
to take sth into \account [or to take \account of sth] etw berücksichtigen [o in Betracht ziehen];
to take into \account that ... berücksichtigen [o in Betracht ziehen] , dass ...;
to take no \account of sth [or to leave sth out of [the] \account] etw nicht berücksichtigen, etw außer Acht lassen
8) (reason)
on that \account I think ... aus diesem Grund schlage ich vor, ...;
on \account of sth aufgrund einer S. gen;
on my/her/his \account meinet-/ihret-/seinetwegen;
on no [or not on any] \account auf keinen Fall, unter keinen Umständen
9) no pl (form: importance)
to be of little \account von geringer Bedeutung sein;
to be of no \account keinerlei Bedeutung haben
10) no pl (responsibility)
on one's own \account auf sein eigenes Risiko
to give a good \account of oneself eine gute Figur abgeben;
(in a fight, competition) sich akk wacker schlagen;
to be called [or brought] to \account [for sth] [für etw akk] zur Verantwortung [o Rechenschaft] gezogen werden;
to settle [or square] \accounts with sb mit jdm abrechnen;
to turn sth to [good] \account (form) aus etw dat seinen Vorteil ziehen vt (form);
to \account oneself fortunate sich akk glücklich schätzen;
I would \account it an honour if ... ich würde mich geehrt fühlen, wenn ... vi
1) (explain)
to \account for sth etw erklären, über etw Rechenschaft ablegen;
there's no \accounting for taste[s] über Geschmack lässt sich streiten
2) (locate)
to \account for sth den Verbleib einer S. gen erklären;
to \account for sb jds Verbleib m klären
3) (make up)
to \account for sth;
students \account for the majority of our customers Studenten machen den größten Teil unserer Kundschaft aus
4) (bill)
to \account for sth etw mit einberechnen
5) (dated: defeat)
to \account for sb jdn zur Strecke bringen (geh)

English-German students dictionary . 2013.


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