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1 amount ˈmaʊnt/ noun
plural amounts
1 amount
ˈmaʊnt/
noun
plural amounts
Learner's definition of AMOUNT
[count]
: a quantity of something
usually + of
: a quantity of money
Usage Amount is chiefly used with noncount nouns.
It is also sometimes used with plural count nouns, but this use is often criticized as an error. Number is the usual word in such contexts.
2 amount ˈmaʊnt/ verb
amounts; amounted; amounting
2 amount
ˈmaʊnt/
verb
amounts; amounted; amounting
Learner's definition of AMOUNT

amount to

[phrasal verb]
amount to (something)
: to produce (a total) when added together
: to turn out to be (something or someone important, impressive, etc.)
: to be the same in meaning or effect as (something)
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