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## amount |

4 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Amount \A*mount"\, v. t. To signify; to amount to [Obs.] From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: 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. 2. The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum; as the amount of the testimony is this The whole amount of that enormous fame. --Pope. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: 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.] So up he rose, and thence amounted straight. --Spenser. 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. 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. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: 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 of money}] 2: how much of something is available; "an adequate amount of food for four people" 3: how much there is of something that you can measure [syn: {measure}, {quantity}, {quantum}] 4: a quantity obtained by addition [syn: {sum}, {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}] 3: develop into "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans" [syn: {come}, {add up}]

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