Meaning of AMOUNT in English

AMOUNT

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

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

1.

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

He needs that ~ of money to survive...

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

Postal money orders are available in ~s up to $700.

N-VAR: usu N of n

2.

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

Consumer spending on sports-related items ~ed to ?9.75 billion.

VERB: V to ~

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