account render


account render
account, or account render.
"Account," sometimes called "account render," was a form of action at common law against a person who by reason of some fiduciary relation (as guardian, bailiff, receiver, etc.) was bound to render an account to another, but refused to do so. Peoples Finance & Thrift Co. of Visalia v. Bowman, 58 Cal.App.2d 729, 137 P.2d 729, 731

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • account render — The common law action which served the same purpose as an equity action for an accounting under modern practice. 1 Am J2d Acctg § 44 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • account — A detailed statement of the mutual demands in the nature of debit and credit between parties, arising out of contracts or some fiduciary relation. A statement in writing, of debits and credits, or of receipts and payments; a list of items of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • account — I n. description report 1) to give, render an account 2) an accurate, true; biased, one sided; blow by blow, detailed, full; eyewitness; fictitious; first hand; running; vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident) 3) newspaper,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Account — Ac*count , v. i. 1. To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received. [1913 Webster] 2. To render an account; to answer in judgment; with for; as, we must account… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • render — ren·der / ren dər/ vt 1: to transmit to another: deliver 2: to furnish for consideration, approval, or information: as a: hand down …   Law dictionary

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  • render — [ren′dər] vt. [ME rendren < OFr rendre < VL * rendere, for L reddere, to restore < re(d) , back + dare, to give: see DATE1] 1. to give, hand over, deliver, present, or submit, as for approval, consideration, payment, etc. [to render an… …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • 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


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