- One who renders account; one accountable.
- A reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)
- One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an officer in a public office, who has charge of the accounts.
- One who's profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another. The records are usually but not always financial records.
Etymology: Compare French accomptant, Old French acontant, present participle
- (obsolete) Accountable - Shakespeare
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