account

(redirected from settle accounts)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

account,

n a basic storage unit in an accounting system. Individual accounts accept debit and credit entries that reflect the different types of transactions made by the practice.
account book,
n a book in which the financial transactions of a business or profession are entered. Such books may be admitted as evidence.
account, open,
n a straightforward arrangement between the dental provider and the patient for the handling of financial payments due the dental provider and owed by the patient.
account, payable,
n a dollar amount owed to creditors for items or services purchased from them.
References in periodicals archive ?
During this time, monetary activities in EMU nations will be regulated by a "no compulsion/no prohibition" clause, which simply means that businesses, banks, and other economic entities must accommodate both the euro and the national currency (at the choice of the remitter) to settle accounts.
According to the report, he 'judged the time has come to settle accounts with the US imperialists in view of the prevailing situation.
CHP leader is getting prepared to settle accounts within the party.
There is a mass of patriots ready to find Bakiev and to settle accounts with him themselves, but we can not let this happen and we should come to balance," she said.
What if it took advantage of the rocket launching from Gaza to settle accounts with the Strip?
Data capture via iStream is used to settle accounts, search archives, reconciling payments and streamlining reporting from POS to Back Office payment environments in real time.
The Russians, already alarmed by the eastward NATO expansion and Washington's Polish-based missile defense screen, are in no mood to see Georgia settle accounts with its rebel provinces, South Ossetia and Abkhazia on the Black Sea.
In today's results, Dixons said margins continued to be lower on a year earlier, mainly because of the willingness of customers to settle accounts at the end of interest-free periods, and a change in the product mix.
The firm, which covers the Tees Valley, has developed a system to allow clients to view the recruitment process from start to finish, and they can book interviews, monitor progress and settle accounts on line.
It blamed the fall on more business-based sales, the willingness of customers to settle accounts at the end of interest free periods and a change in the product mix at some of the company's electricals businesses.
bank to settle accounts in yen through the Japanese bank, according to the paper.
We will consider a new, practical way to settle accounts,'' Kono told a press conference.