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Definitions of amount:
  • noun:   how much of something is available
    Example: "An adequate amount of food for four people"
  • noun:   a quantity obtained by addition
  • noun:   how much there is of something that you can quantify
  • noun:   a quantity of money
    Example: "The amount he had in cash was insufficient"
  • verb:   be tantamount or equivalent to
    Example: "Her action amounted to a rebellion"
  • verb:   develop into
    Example: "This idea will never amount to anything"
  • verb:   add up in number or quantity
    Example: "The bills amounted to $2,000"

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