1. Noun.  A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review.
  2. Noun.  A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event;.
  3. Noun.  A reason, grounds, consideration, motive.
  4. Noun.  (rfc-sense) A statement of facts or occurrences; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description.
  5. Noun.  (rfc-sense) A statement and explanation or vindication of one's conduct with reference to judgement thereon.
  6. Noun.  An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.
  7. Noun.  Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit.
  8. Noun.  An authorization to use a service.
  9. Noun.  (archaic) A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning.
  10. Verb.  (transitive, obsolete) To reckon; to compute; to count.
  11. Verb.  (transitive, rare) To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign. Edward Hyde Clarendon.
  12. Verb.  (transitive) To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem.
  13. Verb.  (intransitive) To render or receive an account or relation of particulars.
  14. Verb.  (intransitive, with "for") To render an account; to answer in judgement.
  15. Verb.  (intransitive, with "for") To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain.
  16. Verb.  (transitive) To get revenge on.

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