noun
() a quantity of money
(
amount of money, sum of money, sum, amount )
a quantity of money
he borrowed a large sum
he borrowed a large sum
the amount he had in cash was insufficient
the amount he had in cash was insufficient
() the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
(
amount )
the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
an adequate amount of food for four people
an adequate amount of food for four people
() how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
(
measure, quantity, amount )
how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
() a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
(
sum, amount, total )
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
verb
() be tantamount or equivalent to
(
amount )
be tantamount or equivalent to
Her action amounted to a rebellion
Her action amounted to a rebellion
() develop into
(
come, add up, amount )
develop into
This idea will never amount to anything
This idea will never amount to anything
nothing came of his grandiose plans
nothing came of his grandiose plans
() add up in number or quantity
(
add up, come, amount, number, total )
add up in number or quantity
The bills amounted to $2,000
The bills amounted to $2,000
The bill came to $2,000
The bill came to $2,000