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1. amount

noun. ['əˈmaʊnt'] the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion.

Synonyms

  • critical mass
  • inadequacy
  • increase
  • deficiency
  • magnitude
  • margin
  • positiveness
  • increment
  • quantity
  • insufficiency
  • decrease
  • figure
  • positivity
  • negativity
  • number
  • decrement
  • smallness

Antonyms

  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase
  • adequacy
  • positiveness
  • sufficiency
  • positivity

Etymology

  • amounten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Amount

  • miscount
  • discount
  • surmount
  • recount
  • blount
  • account
  • yount
  • count

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A common misspelling of amount is ammount

Example sentences of the word amount


1. Noun, singular or mass
You simply must report such income when you file your taxes and pay any amount owed.

Quotes containing the word amount


1. We have known since the 1800s that carbon dioxide traps heat in the atmosphere. The right amount keeps the climate conducive to human life.
- James Hansen

2. Past performance speaks a tremendous amount about one's ability and likelihood for success.
- Mark Spitz

3. No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
- Charles Kendall Adams

2. amount

noun. ['əˈmaʊnt'] a quantity of money.

Synonyms

  • deductible
  • assets
  • insurance coverage
  • sum
  • purse
  • sum of money
  • amount of money
  • gross
  • contribution
  • red ink
  • red
  • revenue
  • figure
  • peanuts
  • cash advance
  • receipts
  • paysheet
  • payroll
  • coverage
  • cash surrender value
  • gain
  • defalcation
  • advance

Antonyms

  • gain
  • unpointedness
  • demonetization
  • weaken

Etymology

  • amounten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. amount

noun. ['əˈmaʊnt'] how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify.

Synonyms

  • fundamental measure
  • nonstandard
  • unit of time
  • magnetization
  • proof
  • radical
  • economic value
  • quantum
  • octane rating
  • octane number
  • time interval
  • magnetisation
  • measure
  • abstract entity
  • definite quantity
  • probability
  • quantity
  • chance
  • play
  • fundamental quantity
  • metric
  • interval
  • standard
  • cordage
  • period of play
  • value
  • abstraction
  • system of measurement
  • point in time
  • indefinite quantity
  • playing period
  • relative quantity
  • time unit
  • volume

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • antinode
  • node
  • middle

Etymology

  • amounten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. amount

verb. ['əˈmaʊnt'] be tantamount or equivalent to.

Antonyms

  • sufficient

Etymology

  • amounten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. amount

noun. ['əˈmaʊnt'] a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers.

Synonyms

  • sum
  • grand total
  • total
  • subtotal

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • amounten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. amount

verb. ['əˈmaʊnt'] add up in number or quantity.

Synonyms

  • be
  • average
  • average out
  • make
  • number
  • work out
  • total
  • outnumber
  • come

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • improbability
  • unlikeliness
  • unlikelihood

Etymology

  • amounten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. amount

verb. ['əˈmaʊnt'] develop into.

Synonyms

  • add up
  • aggregate
  • turn
  • come

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • old
  • incidental
  • cauline

Etymology

  • amounten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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