Definitions for amount

Definitions for (noun) amount

Main entry: quantity, measure, amount

Definition: how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

Main entry: amount

Definition: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion

Usage: an adequate amount of food for four people

Main entry: sum, total, amount

Definition: a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

Main entry: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

Definition: a quantity of money

Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient

Definitions for (verb) amount

Main entry: come, add up, amount

Definition: develop into

Usage: This idea will never amount to anything; nothing came of his grandiose plans

Main entry: number, total, come, add up, amount

Definition: add up in number or quantity

Usage: The bills amounted to $2,000; The bill came to $2,000

Main entry: amount

Definition: be tantamount or equivalent to

Usage: Her action amounted to a rebellion

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