**amount***mount" (&?;), v. i. [imp. & p. p. amounted; p. pr. & vb. n. amounting.] [of. amonter to increase, advance, ascend, fr. amont (equiv. to l. ad

montem to

the mountain) upward, f. amont up

the river.

see mount, n.]

*1.* to go up; to ascend. [obs.] so up he rose,

and thence amounted straight.

*2.* to

rise or

reach by an

accumulation of

particular sums or quantities; to

come (to) in

the aggregate or whole; --

with to or unto.

*3.* to rise, reach, or

extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to

come practically (to); as,

the testimony amounts to

very little.

**amount** *mount", v. t. to signify; to

amount to. [obs.]

**amount** *mount", n. 1.

the sum total of

two or

more sums or quantities;

the aggregate;

the whole quantity; a totality; as,

the amount of 7

and 9 is 16;

the amount of a bill;

the amount of

this year's revenue.

*2.* the effect, substance, value, significance, or result;

the sum; as,

the amount of

the testimony is this.

the whole amount of

that enormous fame.

**amount** n

*1.* how much of

something is available; "an

adequate amount of

food for four people"

*2.* a

quantity of money; "he

borrowed a

large sum"; "the

amount he

had in

cash was insufficient"

*[syn: sum, sum of money , amount of money]* *3.* how much there is of

something that you can measure *[syn: measure, quantity, quantum]* *4.* a

quantity obtained by

addition *[syn: sum, total]* v 1: be

tantamount or

equivalent to; "her

action amounted to a rebellion" 2:

add up in

number or quantity; "the

bills amounted to $2,000"; "the

bill came to $2,000"

*[syn: total, number, add up, come]* 3:

develop into; "this

idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing

came of

his grandiose plans"

*[syn: come, add up ]* Â Â similar words(2)Â

Â large

indefinite amountÂ

**Â amount of moneyÂ ** (

*v. t.*)

To signify; to

amount to.Â Â

(

*n.*)

To rise, reach, or

extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to

come practically (to); as,

the testimony amounts to

very little.Â Â

(

*n.*)

To

rise or

reach by an

accumulation of

particular sums or quantities; to

come (to) in

the aggregate or whole; --

with to or unto.Â Â

(

*n.*)

To go up; to ascend.Â Â

(

*n.*)

The

sum total of

two or

more sums or quantities;

the aggregate;

the whole quantity; a totality; as,

the amount of 7

and 9 is 16;

the amount of a bill;

the amount of

this year's revenue.Â Â

(

*n.*)

The effect, substance, value, significance, or result;

the sum; as,

the amount of

the testimony is this.Â Â

**Noun**1.

how much of

something is available; "an

adequate amount of

food for four people" (hypernym)

magnitude (hyponym)

critical mass2. a

quantity of money; "he

borrowed a

large sum"; "the

amount he

had in

cash was insufficient" (synonym) sum,

sum of money,

amount of

money (hypernym)

assets (hyponym) gain3.

how much there is of

something that you can quantify (synonym) measure,

quantity (hypernym)

abstraction (hyponym) probability,

chance (attribute)

standard (derivation) total, number,

add up, come4. a

quantity obtained by

addition (synonym) sum,

total (hypernym)

quantity (hyponym) polynomial,

multinomial (derivation) total, number,

add up, come

**Verb**1. be

tantamount or

equivalent to; "Her

action amounted to a rebellion" (hyponym) make2.

add up in

number or quantity; "The

bills amounted to $2,000"; "The

bill came to $2,000" (synonym) total, number,

add up,

come (hypernym) be (hyponym)

work out (derivation) sum, total3.

develop into; "This

idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing

came of

his grandiose plans" (synonym) come,

add up (hypernym) become,

turn (hyponym) aggregate

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an

unknown quantity

**Quantity** is a

kind of

property which exists as

magnitude or multitude. It is

among the basic classes of

things along withÂ quality,Â substance,Â change, andÂ relation.

quantity was first introduced asÂ quantum, anÂ entityÂ having quantity.

being a

fundamental term,

quantity is

used to

refer to

any type of

quantitative properties or

attributes of things.

some quantities are such by

their inner nature (as number),

while others are functioning as

states (properties, dimensions, attributes) of

things such as

heavy and light,

long and short,

broad and narrow,

small and great, or

much and little. A

small quantity is

sometimes referred to as a

**quantulum**.

the right hand,

palm up, is

held before the chest,

all fingers touching the thumb.

the hand is

tossed straight up,

while the fingers open to

the '5' position.

**1 ***noun*quantity;

*he is not allowed to drink a large amount of water; she should not eat large amounts of fried food***2 ***verb*to be

equal (to);

*the bill for surgery amounted to #1,000* fear of numbers

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