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Definition 1: give reasons for - [verb of communication]

Samples where account for or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you account for all these absences?

(account for is a kind of ...) make plain and comprehensible

"He explained the laws of physics to his students"

Definition 2: be the reason or explanation for - [verb of stative]

Samples where account for or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The recession accounts for the slow retail business

(account for is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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