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amount

 
Noun amount has 4 senses
  1. amount - how much of something is available; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
    --1 is a kind of
    magnitude
    --1 has particulars:
     critical mass; quantity; increase, increment; decrease, decrement; insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiency; number, figure
  2. sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
    --2 is a kind of assets
    --2 has particulars:
     gain; cash surrender value; contribution; deductible; defalcation; loss, red ink, red; figure; coverage, insurance coverage; advance, cash advance; payroll, paysheet; peanuts; purse; purse
  3. measure, quantity, amount - how much there is of something that you can quantify
    --3 is a kind of abstraction
    --3 has particulars:
     probability, chance; quantum; value, economic value; fundamental quantity, fundamental measure; definite quantity; indefinite quantity; relative quantity; system of measurement, metric; cordage; octane number, octane rating; linear measure, long measure; magnetization, magnetisation; volume; volume; proof; time unit, unit of time; point, point in time; playing period, period of play, play; time interval, interval
    Derived form: verb amount2
  4. sum, amount, total - a quantity obtained by addition
    --4 is a kind of quantity
    --4 has particulars: polynomial, multinomial
    Derived form: verb amount2
Verb amount has 3 senses
  1. amount - be tantamount or equivalent to; "Her action amounted to a rebellion"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. total, number, add up, come, amount - add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
    --2 is one way to be
    Derived forms: noun amount4, noun amount3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. come, add up, amount - develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
    --3 is one way to become, turn
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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