Meaning of AMOUNT in English

AMOUNT

transcription, транскрипция: [ əmaʊnt ]

( amounts, amounting, amounted)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

The amount of something is how much there is, or how much you have, need, or get.

He needs that amount of money to survive...

I still do a certain amount of work for them...

Postal money orders are available in amounts up to $700.

N-VAR : usu N of n

2.

If something amounts to a particular total, all the parts of it add up to that total.

Consumer spending on sports-related items amounted to £9.75 billion.

VERB : V to amount

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