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Definitions of amount

  1. To rise to, or reach, a certain sum by accumulation of particulars; to come to, in effect, or substance; to be equivalent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To signify; to amount to. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To reach; to be equal. with to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To mount or rise to: to result in. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To mount up to; be equivalent; result. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To rise up to in the whole; to reach or extend to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. how much of something is available; "an adequate amount of food for four people" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. To go up; to ascend. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to); as, the testimony amounts to very little. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The sum total of two or more sums or quantities; the aggregate; the whole quantity; a totality; as, the amount of 7 and 9 is 16; the amount of a bill; the amount of this year's revenue. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The total sum. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. The whole sum: the effect or result. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. The sum total; quantity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. A sum total; aggregate result. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. The sum total; the effect, substance, or result. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Sum total; the whole; the result. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for amount

  1. It is just the difference in the amount of power brought to bear on the action. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  2. And, surely, she'd be well enough with him, a man with any amount of money and grand style and all. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
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