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Definition of Amount

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

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

Employee loyalty begins with employer loyalty. Your employees should know that if they do the job they were hired to do with a reasonable amount of competence and efficiency, you will support them.
Harvey Mackay

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

No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
Charles Kendall Adams
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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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