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  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. 




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