Account current
Current Cur"rent (k?r"rent), a. [OE. currant, OF. curant, corant, p. pr. of curre, corre, F. courre, courir, to run, from L. currere; perh. akin to E. horse. Cf. {Course}, {Concur}, {Courant}, {Coranto}.] 1. Running or moving rapidly. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Like the current fire, that renneth Upon a cord. --Gower. [1913 Webster]

To chase a creature that was current then In these wild woods, the hart with golden horns. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. Now passing, as time; as, the current month. [1913 Webster]

3. Passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulating through the community; generally received; common; as, a current coin; a current report; current history. [1913 Webster]

That there was current money in Abraham's time is past doubt. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

Your fire-new stamp of honor is scarce current. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

His current value, which is less or more as men have occasion for him. --Grew. [1913 Webster]

4. Commonly estimated or acknowledged. [1913 Webster]

5. Fitted for general acceptance or circulation; authentic; passable. [1913 Webster]

O Buckingham, now do I play the touch To try if thou be current gold indeed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Account current}. See under {Account}.

{Current money}, lawful money. --Abbott. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Account current — Account Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • account current — n. a record of business transactions that shows the total amount of money owed as of the date of the summarizing statement …   English World dictionary

  • account current — noun (plural accounts current) : current account * * * pl. accounts current. 1. a personal account providing for periodic settlements; current account. 2. the periodic statement or transcript of such an account. [1675 85] * * * account current …   Useful english dictionary

  • Account Current — A summary of the performance of each individual insurance agent in the company. The account current is written and issued by the insurance company each year so the agents can see their total commissions earned, policy cancellations and premiums… …   Investment dictionary

  • account current — pl. accounts current. 1. a personal account providing for periodic settlements; current account. 2. the periodic statement or transcript of such an account. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • account current — Same as current account …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Current — Cur rent (k?r rent), a. [OE. currant, OF. curant, corant, p. pr. of curre, corre, F. courre, courir, to run, from L. currere; perh. akin to E. horse. Cf. {Course}, {Concur}, {Courant}, {Coranto}.] 1. Running or moving rapidly. [Archaic] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Current money — Current Cur rent (k?r rent), a. [OE. currant, OF. curant, corant, p. pr. of curre, corre, F. courre, courir, to run, from L. currere; perh. akin to E. horse. Cf. {Course}, {Concur}, {Courant}, {Coranto}.] 1. Running or moving rapidly. [Archaic]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Account — Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • current — I adjective being done, belonging to the time, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, customary, existent, existing, hie, immediate, in fashion, in style, in the fad, in vogue, instant, latest, latter day, new, occurring, of the moment, of… …   Law dictionary

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