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  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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