account for

[əˈkaʊnt fə]


to explain; to be the reason of something; consider; accept.

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Nursing homes now account for nearly one-third of Indiana's coronavirus deaths, state officials announced Monday. The Indianapolis Star

Covid-19 loans will force government to account for money spent. News24

Those deaths account for a solid majority of the 38 the county has recorded overall. Shawnee Mission Post

Hear the protocols changing to account for pandemic. Lexington Herald Leader

These 24 districts account for half of infections. THE WEEK

Renewables account for 72% of 2019's new energy additions. Windpower Monthly

Buganda kingdom has dismissed as false reports that it failed to account for over $250,000 provided by the United States Embassy in Kampala. The Observer

Mr. Johnson has to account for the money stolen from the safe.