- As something to be reckoned up as part of final payments; on credit.
- (colloquial) On account of the fact that; because.
- 1948, Evelyn Waugh, The Loved One:
- Take your three days off, Mr. Barlow, only don't expect to be paid for them on account you're thinking up some fancy ideas.
- 1999, George RR Martin, A Clash of Kings, Bantam 2011, p. 466:
- ‘Well, we come on this pisswater river, running high on account there'd been rains.’