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Definition of Amount


  1. To go up; to ascend.
  2. To rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or quantities; to come (to) in the aggregate or whole; -- with to or unto.
  3. To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to); as, the testimony amounts to very little.
  4. To signify; to amount to.
  5. The sum total of two or more sums or quantities; the aggregate; the whole quantity; a totality; as, the amount of 7 and 9 is 16; the amount of a bill; the amount of this year's revenue.
  6. The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this.

Amount Quotations

Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
Jim Morrison

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Helen Keller

It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
Jerry Seinfeld

The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount. - B. F. Skinner
The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.
B. F. Skinner

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
Albert Einstein
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Amount Translations

amount in Afrikaans is aantal, bedrag
amount in Dutch is tal, aantal, getal
amount in Finnish is summa
amount in French is nombre, somme, montant
amount in German is Betrag, Betrag, gelesene/Betrag, Summe
amount in Italian is importo
amount in Portuguese is uma quantidade
amount in Swedish is antal, summa, belopp

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