verb (used without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of amount
words often confused with amount
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH amountamount , number (see confusables note at the current entry)
Example sentences from the Web for amount
But in this case, their anger could end up amounting to more than just an unintelligible rant on Twitter.Democrats, You Better Get Angry or You’ll Lose Congress|Dean Obeidallah|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, the bank has a presence in over 20 countries, with assets amounting to $230 billion.
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.
We have claims upon us, amounting to several thousand pounds, which must be met within a week.
An undertaker waited on a gentleman, with the bill for the burial of his wife, amounting to 67l.
During the following week the Spaniards made three more night-attacks, the total killed and wounded Americans amounting to 10 men.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The consumption of coal was reduced to one-half, amounting in round numbers to a gain of 500l.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
She seemed to dread something; there was pain almost amounting to agony in the look she gave him.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking