Definition of amount :
1. The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this.
2. 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.
3. To go up; to ascend.
4. To rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or quantities; to come ( to) in the aggregate or whole; - with to or unto.
5. To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically ( to); as, the testimony amounts to very little.
6. To signify; to amount to.
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amount (part of speech: noun)
price (part of speech: noun)
- " That is the amount," she said. - "The Fighting Chance", Robert W. Chambers.
- I think I have already told you that he doesn't know the amount of his fortune. - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
- It is a certain amount of feeling. - "Humanly Speaking", Samuel McChord Crothers.