amount definition

  • noun:
    • the full total of several amounts; the aggregate.
    • lots; a sum.
    • A principal plus its interest, like in that loan.
    • the total result or definition; import.
    • amount: lots of cleverness.
    • the sum total, aggregate or sum of product (not relevant to discrete figures or devices or items in standard English).
    • A quantity or amount.
    • the quantity (the amount) of elements in a set.
    • the total of several sums or volumes; the aggregate; the whole amount; a totality
    • the end result, material, value, value, or outcome; the sum.
    • The sum total of a couple of sums or volumes; the aggregate: as, the actual quantity of 7 and 9 is 16; the quantity of the afternoon's product sales.
    • A quantity or amount regarded as an entire.
    • the entire impact, value, or import; the amount or total: as, evidence, in amount, involves this.
    • usually contracted to amt.
    • the general magnitude of something with regards to a criterion
    • a quantity gotten by the addition of a team of numbers
    • exactly how much there was or what number of you can find of something that you can quantify
    • a quantity of income
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to incorporate up in quantity or quantity: The acquisitions amounted to 50 bucks.
    • to include up in import or impact: That program wouldn't total such a thing.
    • become comparable or tantamount: accusations that total an indictment.
    • to move up; to ascend.
    • to go up or reach by a build up of specific amounts or volumes; in the future (to) in the aggregate or entire; -- with to or unto.
    • To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to).
  • verb:
    • To complete or examine.
    • to-be exactly like or comparable to.
    • become
    • accumulate in number or quantity
    • be tantamount or comparable to
  • verb-transitive:
    • To symbolize; to amount to.
  • others:
    • . To increase; rise; ascend; mount.
    • to achieve or perhaps equal (to) in number, quantity, or price; come (to) in general.
    • to go up, achieve, or increase, in effect, substance, influence, etc.; be comparable or tantamount in effect or significance: as, their solution amounted very nearly to a threat.
    • To ascend; climb; mount.—
    • to go up in quantity, amount, or value, so as to reach or perhaps corresponding to; arrived at.
    • To be equivalent to; mean; signify.
    • To cause to rise; boost or elevate.

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