# Associations to the word «Amount»

## Wiktionary

AMOUNT, noun. The total, aggregate or sum of material (not applicable to discrete numbers or units or items in standard English).
AMOUNT, noun. A quantity or volume.
AMOUNT, noun. (nonstandard) (sometimes proscribed) The number (the sum) of elements in a set.
AMOUNT, verb. (intransitive) (followed by to) To total or evaluate.
AMOUNT, verb. (intransitive) (followed by to) To be the same as or equivalent to.
AMOUNT, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To go up; to ascend.

## Dictionary definition

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

## Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis