Amount

/uhmou'nt/

Sense: Noun


  1. The relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion.

    1. An adequate amount of food for four people.
  2. How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify.

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Sense: Verb


  1. Be tantamount or equivalent to.

    1. Her action amounted to a rebellion.
  2. Develop into.

    1. This idea will never amount to anything.
    2. Nothing came of his grandiose plans.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
amoun•t
IPA Transcription
/ʌmaʊ'nt/
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