account for definition

  • verb:
    • To explain by relating situations; showing that some body, thing or people in an organization are present or have now been prepared.
    • To be the main cause of
    • To represent in quantity or part.
    • to help make or render a reckoning of resources, people, or things.
    • To be answerable for.
    • To destroy or put out of action.
    • give known reasons for
    • function as explanation or explanation for

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