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a·mount / əˈmount/ • n. a quantity of something, typically 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. ∎  a sum of money: they have spent a colossal amount. • v. [intr.] (amount to) come to be (the total) when added together: losses amounted to over 10 million dollars. ∎  be the equivalent of: their actions amounted to a conspiracy. ∎  develop into; become: you'll never amount to anything. PHRASES: any amount of a great deal or number of: a good marriage can withstand any amount of external pressure. no amount of not even the greatest possible amount of: no amount of talk is going to change anything.

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amount †go up, ascend; rise to a certain level. XIII. — AN. am(o)unter, OF. amonter, f. amont upward, i.e. à mont :- L. ad montem to the hill; see MOUNT1.
Hence amount sb. XVIII.

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amount

amountaccount, amount, count, fount, miscount, mount, no-account, surmount •headcount • viscount • paramount •tantamount •don't, won't, wont •anoint, appoint, conjoint, joint, outpoint, point, point-to-point •standpoint •cashpoint, flashpoint •checkpoint • endpoint • breakpoint •needlepoint • midpoint • pinpoint •vantage point • knifepoint •strongpoint • viewpoint • gunpoint •counterpoint • punt •affront, blunt, brunt, bunt, confront, cunt, front, Granth, grunt, hunt, mahant, runt, shunt, stunt, up-front •exeunt • manhunt • headhunt •witch-hunt • seafront • beachfront •shopfront •forefront, storefront •waterfront

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