The exchange followed a pair of votes that amounted to wheel-spinning.
Largely, a bunch of crazy allegations that amounted to nothing (and, yes, Monica).
The judge did not agree and handed over what amounted to an early Christmas present for Knox and Sollecito.
And “culture” amounted to no more and no less than a mosaic of stories, where home, at last, was everywhere.
It amounted to a radically different approach to how troops would be employed on the ground.
In 1817, they amounted to about three thousand, of which six hundred were warriors.
In every capital of the Old World he was received with what amounted to royal honours.
There was thus formed the nucleus of an army the numbers of which, before long, amounted to 5,000.
This amounted, as a matter of fact, to 21 truckloads a week.
There was at first such abundance of pearl oysters, that at one time the royal fifth amounted to 15,000 ducats yearly.
late 13c., "to go up, rise, mount (a horse)," from Old French amonter, from a mont "upward," literally "to the mountain," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + montem (nominative mons) "mountain" (see mount (n.)). Meaning "to rise in number or quality (so as to reach)" is from c.1300. Related: Amounted; amounting.
1710, from amount (v.).