sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money(noun)
a quantity of money
"he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
"an adequate amount of food for four people"
measure, quantity, amount(noun)
how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
sum, amount, total(verb)
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
be tantamount or equivalent to
"Her action amounted to a rebellion"
total, number, add up, come, amount(verb)
add up in number or quantity
"The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
come, add up, amount(verb)
"This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
The total, aggregate or sum of material. Not applicable to discrete numbers or units or items.
A quantity or volume.
To total or evaluate.
It amounts to three dollars and change.
To be the same as or equivalent to.
Origin: From amounten, from amounter, from amunt, amont, prop. prep. phr. a mont, from ad montem, from ad + montem, accusative of mons.
to go up; to ascend
to rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or quantities; to come (to) in the aggregate or whole; -- with to or unto
to rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to); as, the testimony amounts to very little
to signify; to amount to
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
the effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this
Origin: [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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-mownt′, v.i. to mount or rise to: to result in: to come in meaning or substance to (with to).—n. the whole sum: the effect or result. [O. Fr. amonter, to ascend—L. ad, to, mont, mons, a mountain.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'amount' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #688
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Rank popularity for the word 'amount' in Written Corpus Frequency: #615
Rank popularity for the word 'amount' in Nouns Frequency: #223
Rank popularity for the word 'amount' in Verbs Frequency: #603
The numerical value of amount in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of amount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- възлизам на, сума, съставлявам, количество, сборBulgarian
- mål, mængde, antal, beløbe, løbe op, det samme, ensbetydende, sum, beløbDanish
- Betrag, Menge, Anzahl, beträgtGerman
- σύνολο, ποσότητα, ισοδυναμώ, ανέρχομαι, ποσόGreek
- monto, cantidadSpanish
- määrä, lukumääräFinnish
- montant, monter, correspondre, quantitéFrench
- suimScottish Gaelic
- összeg, mennyiségHungarian
- ammontare, quantitàItalian
- 量, 総量Japanese
- რაოდენობა, ოდენობა, ჯამიGeorgian
- көлөм, аздык-көптүк, сан, жыйынтык, суммаKyrgyz
- kiekis, sumaLithuanian
- daudzums, summaLatvian
- bedragen, bedrag, komen op, uitkomen op, hoeveelheid, saldoDutch
- ilość, wynieść, dawać, suma, być równoznacznym z, liczba, kwotaPolish
- quantidade, quantiaPortuguese
- valoare, cantitate, sumă, evalua, măsurăRomanian
- сумма, количествоRussian
- รวม, จำนวนรวมThai
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