Complete Definition of "amount"

English

Pronunciation
AHD|/É.mount'/, IPA|/eËmaÊnt/, SAMPA|/@"maUnt/
audio|en-us-amount.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊnt|-aÊnt

Noun
en-noun

  1. The total, aggregate or sum of a number of items, numbers or material.
  2. A quantity or volume.

#:Pour a small amount of water into the dish.
#:The dogs need different amounts of food.

  1. The number of elements in a set.

Translations
trans-top|the total or sum of items
Finnish: t|fi|määrä, t|fi|lukumäärä
Hungarian: t|hu|összeg
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Polish: t|pl|iloÅÄ|f, t|pl|liczba|f, t|pl|kwota|f
Russian: t|ru|колиÑеÑÑво|n|tr=kolíÄestvo
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trans-top|quantity or volume
Finnish: t|fi|määrä
Hungarian: t|hu|mennyiség
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Polish: t|pl|iloÅÄ|f, t|pl|liczba|f, t|pl|kwota|f
Russian: t|ru|колиÑеÑÑво|n|tr=kolíÄestvo
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trans-top|the number of elements in a set
Finnish: t|fi|lukumäärä
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Polish: t|pl|iloÅÄ|f, t|pl|liczba|f
Russian: t|ru|колиÑеÑÑво|n|tr=kolíÄestvo
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ttbc|Danish: antal n, mængde c
ttbc|Dutch: hoeveelheid f, bedrag n, saldo n
ttbc|French: montant m
ttbc|German: Menge m (3)
ttbc|Greek: ÏοÏÏ (posó) n, ÏεÏιεÏÏμενο (periekhómeno) n
ttbc|Hebrew: ס××× m, ×¡× m
ttbc|Indonesian: jumlah
ttbc|Interlingua: amonta, quantitate
ttbc|Japanese: åè¨ (gÅkei) (1); é (ryÅ) (2)
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ttbc|Portuguese: quantia f, quantidade f
ttbc|Slovene: koliÄina f (2)
ttbc|Spanish: cantidad f
ttbc|Swahili: kiasi
ttbc|Swedish: antal n, mängd c, kvantitet c
ttbc|Telugu: à°®à±à°¤à±à°¤à°®à±
ttbc|Ukrainian: кÑлÑкÑÑÑÑ (kílkist' ) f
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Verb
en-verb intransitive

  1. To total or evaluate.

#:It amounts to three dollars and change.

  1. To succeed or have value.

#:He was a pretty good student, but never amounted to much professionally.

Translations
trans-top|to total or evaluate
Polish: t|pl|wynieÅÄ
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trans-top|to succeed or have value
Polish: t|pl|wynieÅÄ, t|pl|byÄ rownoznacznym z
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ttbc|Greek: ανέÏÏομαι (Ïε...) (anerkhome (se...)), ÏÏμÏοÏοÏμαι (Ïε...) (simposume (se...)), ιÏοδÏÎ½Î±Î¼Ï (με...) (isodinamo (me...))
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ttbc|Japanese: ãªã (naru)
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Related terms
extent
magnitude
measurement
number
quantity
size

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