The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
2. To render an account; to answer in judgment; -- with for;
as, we must account for the use of our opportunities.
3. To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to
explain; -- with for; as, idleness accounts for poverty.
To account of, to esteem; to prize; to value. Now used only
in the passive. "I account of her beauty." --Shak.
Newer was preaching more accounted of than in the
sixteenth century. --Canon