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Overview of noun amount

The noun amount has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (40) sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

(a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient")

2. (39) amount

(the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people")

3. (20) measure, quantity, amount

(how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify)

4. (6) sum, amount, total

(a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers)


Overview of verb amount

The verb amount has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (10) amount

(be tantamount or equivalent to; "Her action amounted to a rebellion")

2. (4) total, number, add up, come, amount

(add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000")

3. (4) come, add up, amount

(develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans")

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