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  1. a·mount
    IPA[əˈmount]
  2. noun

    • 1. a quantity of something, especially the total of a thing or things in number, size, value, or extent:

      the sport gives an enormous amount of pleasure to many people the substance is harmless if taken in small amounts
    • 2. a sum of money:

      they have spent a colossal amount rebuilding the stadium

    verb

    • 1. come to be (the total) when added together:

      losses amounted to over 10 million dollars
    • 2. be the equivalent of:

      their actions amounted to a conspiracy what this guy was doing clearly did amount to persecution
    • 3. develop into; become:

      you'll never amount to anything
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: amount, plural noun: amounts

    • v.: verb: amount, 3rd person present: amounts, gerund or present participle: amounting, past tense: amounted, past participle: amounted

    • noun

      a quantity of something, especially the total of a thing or things in number, size, value, or extent:

      a sum of money:

    • verb

      come to be (the total) when added together:

      be regarded or classified as; be the equivalent of:

    • noun

      another term for death benefit
    • not even the greatest possible amount of
    • a great deal or number of
    • a great deal or number of
    • not even the greatest possible amount of
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