Meaning of AMOUNT in English


I. verb


to make up as a total

their expenses amounted to just a hundred dollars

Synonyms: add up, aggregate, come, number, run (to or into), sum (to or into), total

Related Word: comprehend, comprise, embody, include, incorporate, reach, subsume


to be essentially equivalent

that utter terror that amounts to madness

Synonyms: approach, correspond (to), equal, match, partake (of), rival, touch

Related Word: hint, imply, intimate, smack (of), suggest

Idioms: be near to, come to the same thing as, have all the earmarks ( or features) of

II. noun


Synonyms: body 5, aggregate, budget, bulk, quantity, quantum, total


Synonyms: substance 2, body, burden, core, matter, purport, sense, short, thrust, upshot

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