Account etymology


English word account comes from Latin puto, Latin com-

Etymology of account

Detailed word origin of account

Dictionary entry Language Definition
puto Latin (lat) (figuratively) I arrange, settle. (figuratively) I judge, suspect, suppose. (figuratively) I ponder, consider, think about. (figuratively) I value, esteem, deem, regard, consider. I clean, cleanse. I trim, prune, lop.
com- Latin (lat)
computare Latin (lat)
acunter Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
aconte Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
acunte Anglo-Norman (xno)
account English (en) (accounting) 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. (archaic) A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning.. (banking) A sum of money deposited at a bank and subject to withdrawal.. (business) A business relationship involving [...]

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