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Meaning & Definition of Amount in English

English

Amount

/əmaʊnt/

noun

1. A quantity of money

  • "He borrowed a large sum"
  • "The amount he had in cash was insufficient"
    synonym:
  • sum
  • ,
  • sum of money
  • ,
  • amount
  • ,
  • amount of money

2. The relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion

  • "An adequate amount of food for four people"
    synonym:
  • amount

3. How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

    synonym:
  • measure
  • ,
  • quantity
  • ,
  • amount

4. A quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

    synonym:
  • sum
  • ,
  • amount
  • ,
  • total

verb

1. Be tantamount or equivalent to

  • "Her action amounted to a rebellion"
    synonym:
  • amount

2. Add up in number or quantity

  • "The bills amounted to $2,000"
  • "The bill came to $2,000"
    synonym:
  • total
  • ,
  • number
  • ,
  • add up
  • ,
  • come
  • ,
  • amount

3. Develop into

  • "This idea will never amount to anything"
  • "Nothing came of his grandiose plans"
    synonym:
  • come
  • ,
  • add up
  • ,
  • amount

Examples of using

They should give me the right amount to buy a big car.
Tom was told he would never amount to anything, and he was desperate to prove them wrong.
What does the bill amount to?