Definition of Short account

1. Noun. A brokerage account of someone who sells short (sells securities he does not own).

Generic synonyms: Account, Business Relationship

2. Noun. The aggregate of short sales on an open market.
Generic synonyms: Index, Index Number, Indicant, Indicator

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Literary usage of Short account

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"short account of Travels between the Tropies, by Messrs. HUMBOLDT and BON HL AND, m 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"Charles C. Smith presented a " short account" of the Society, and said: At the Annual Meeting of this Society in 1882 Mr. Winsor, at that time the ..."

3. An Account of the European Settlements in America: Containing an Accurate by Edmund Burke, William Burke (1808)
"short account of their settlement-. IT is not certainly known at what time the Swedes and Dutch made their first establishment in North America; ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"281-2, pt. v. 291). 5 Oct. 1769. His widow, Jean Macleod, died 13 March 1778. [A short account of the author prefixed to his work by the Rev. ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1817)
"First Edition. 1815. Second Edition, Edinburgh: Oliphant Waugh and Innes. 1816. pp. 88. Q. A short Account of the Edinburgh Savings ..."

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