on account
phrasal with the price charged to one's account

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on account — ➔ account1 * * * on account ► to be paid for at a later time: » $25,000 in inventory was purchased on account from suppliers in July. ► paid as part of the total amount owed: »Part is paid on account, and the rest is paid at the end of the period …   Financial and business terms

  • on account — {adv. phr.} As part payment of a debt; to lessen the amount owed. * /John paid $10 down and $5 on account each month for his bicycle./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on account — {adv. phr.} As part payment of a debt; to lessen the amount owed. * /John paid $10 down and $5 on account each month for his bicycle./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on account — n. Partial payment. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • On Account — An accounting term that denotes partial payment of an amount owed or the purchase/sale of merchandise or a service on credit. For example, if a firm purchases $5,000 worth of merchandise on account, this refers to the purchase of the goods on… …   Investment dictionary

  • on\ account — adv. phr. As part payment of a debt; to lessen the amount owed. John paid $10 down and $5 on account each month for his bicycle …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on account — on (someone s) account if you do something on someone s account, you do it because of that person. Don t cook anything special on my account. I m not even very hungry …   New idioms dictionary

  • on account — advance, money given on credit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on account — See payment …   English dictionary for students

  • On account of — 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

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