call to account

  • 1 call deposit account — UK US noun [C] ► BANKING CALL ACCOUNT(Cf. ↑call account) …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 call to account — index arraign, blame, castigate, cite (accuse), condemn (blame), convict, denounce ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Call Deposit Account — A bank account for investment funds that offers the advantages of both a savings and a checking account. A call deposit account, like a checking account, has no fixed deposit period, provides instant access to funds and allows unlimited… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 4 call to account — phrasal : to hold responsible : reprimand called to account for violation of the rules * * * call to account see under ↑account • • • Main Entry: ↑call * * * call to account see ↑account …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 5 call to account — ► call (or bring) to account require (someone) to explain a mistake or poor performance. Main Entry: ↑account …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 call into account — consider, factor in, reckon with, account for    If you want to go to Ottawa on the first of July, you have to call holiday traffic into account …

    English idioms

  • 7 call to account — {v. phr.} 1. To ask (someone) to explain why he did something wrong (as breaking a rule). * /The principal called Jim to account after Jim left school early without permission./ 2. To scold (as for wrong conduct); reprimand. * /The father called… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 call to account — {v. phr.} 1. To ask (someone) to explain why he did something wrong (as breaking a rule). * /The principal called Jim to account after Jim left school early without permission./ 2. To scold (as for wrong conduct); reprimand. * /The father called… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 call\ to\ account — v. phr. 1. To ask (someone) to explain why he did something wrong (as breaking a rule). The principal called Jim to account after Jim left school early without permission. 2. To scold (as for wrong conduct); reprimand. The father called his son… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 10 call to account — to be forced to accept responsibility for something. Davis published top secret government information, but he was never called to account for this …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 11 call to account — phrasal to hold responsible ; reprimand …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 call to account — idi a) to hold accountable; blame b) to ask for an explanation of …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 To call to account — Call Call (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 falsely call to account — index frame (charge falsely) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 unfairly call to account — index frame (charge falsely) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 unjustly call to account — index frame (charge falsely) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 bring/call to account — bring/call (someone) to account : to require (someone) to explain and accept punishment or criticism for bad or wrong behavior He was called to account by his boss for failing to spot the mistake in the company s records. • • • Main Entry:… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Call — (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar to praise …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 account — ► NOUN 1) a description of an event or experience. 2) a record of financial expenditure and receipts. 3) a service through a bank or similar organization by which funds are held on behalf of a client or goods or services are supplied on credit.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 account — [ə kount′] vt. [ME acounten < OFr aconter < a , to + conter, to tell < compter < L computare: see COMPUTE] to consider or judge to be; deem; value vi. 1. to furnish a reckoning (to someone) of money received and paid out 2. to make… …

    English World dictionary