How to Pronounce amount?

Correct pronunciation for the word "amount" is [ɐmˈa͡ʊnt], [ɐmˈa‍ʊnt], [ɐ_m_ˈaʊ_n_t].

"Amount" in context

The word 'amount' is a noun which refers to a quantity of something. It is derived from the Old French ennombrer, which means "to count". This significance stands true to the word today as amount is used to describe a number or quantity in reference to something. Something can be measured in terms of amount, and can either be a tangible item or intangible quality.

An amount can either refer to an indefinite or exact amount. The unspecified type can be used to refer to a great deal or a little, or simply an unknown quantity.


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