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5 definitions found
 for amount
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amount \A*mount"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Amounted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Amounting.] [OF. amonter to increase, advance, ascend,
     fr. amont (equiv. to L. ad montem to the mountain) upward, F.
     amont up the river. See Mount, n.]
     1. To go up; to ascend. [Obs.]
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              So up he rose, and thence amounted straight.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     2. To rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or
        quantities; to come (to) in the aggregate or whole; --
        with to or unto.
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     3. To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or
        influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to); as,
        the testimony amounts to very little.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amount \A*mount"\, v. t.
     To signify; to amount to. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amount \A*mount"\, n.
     1. 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.
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     2. The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the
        sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this.
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              The whole amount of that enormous fame. --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  amount
      n 1: a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount
           he had in cash was insufficient" [syn: sum, sum of
           money, amount, amount of money]
      2: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a
         criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
      3: how much there is or how many there are of something that you
         can quantify [syn: measure, quantity, amount]
      4: a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
         [syn: sum, amount, total]
      v 1: be tantamount or equivalent to; "Her action amounted to a
           rebellion"
      2: add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000";
         "The bill came to $2,000" [syn: total, number, add up,
         come, amount]
      3: develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything";
         "nothing came of his grandiose plans" [syn: come, add up,
         amount]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  142 Moby Thesaurus words for "amount":
     account, add up, add up to, aggregate, amount to, amplitude,
     approach, batch, become, body, box score, budget, bulk, bunch,
     burden, caliber, cast, charge, chunk, clutch, come, come up to,
     compass, comprehend, comprise, core, correspond to, cost, count,
     cut, damage, deal, degree, difference, dose, embody, entirety,
     equal, expanse, expenditure, expense, extent, figure, force, gob,
     grade, grand total, gross amount, group, heap, height, hint, hunk,
     imply, include, incorporate, interval, intimate, large amount,
     leap, level, lot, magnitude, mark, mass, match, matter, measure,
     measurement, mess, notch, nuance, number, numbers, pack, parcel,
     part, partake of, pas, peg, period, pitch, plane, plateau, point,
     portion, price, price tag, product, proportion, purport, quantity,
     quantum, range, rate, ratio, ration, reach, reckoning, remove,
     rival, round, run into, rung, scale, scope, score, sense, shade,
     shadow, short, small amount, space, stair, standard, step, stint,
     strength, substance, subsume, suggest, sum, sum and substance,
     sum total, summation, supply, tab, tale, tally, the amount,
     the bottom line, the story, the whole story, thrust, total, touch,
     tread, upshot, volume, whole, whole amount, x number
  
  

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