verb (used without object)
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH amountamount number (see usage note at the current entry)
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Example sentences from the Web for amounting
Fusari's lawsuit contains six claims, five of them amounting to $5 million each, and a sixth amounting to $10 million.
Swedish banks have similarly disastrous loans to the Baltic countries, amounting to 30 percent of its gross domestic product.
Charles le Sage, in 1373, had a considerable library, amounting to nine hundred volumes.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli
Next morning he reviewed his troops, now amounting to about 7,000, and on the 9th recommenced his march.Military Career of Napoleon the Great|Montgomery B. Gibbs
One-half the cost of the food was paid by the boarders including the brother, amounting for each man to about $1.06 a week.
The little thing gave me a long order, I was afraid too much, amounting to more than they would be able to pay.Fighting Byng|A. Stone
They were in a state of enthusiasm at these news, amounting almost to fury.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope