Definitions English

  • The total of two or more quantities; the aggregate.
  • A number; a sum.
  • A principal plus its interest, as in a loan.
  • The full effect or meaning; import.
  • Quantity: a great amount of intelligence.
  • To add up in number or quantity: The purchases amounted to 50 dollars.
  • To add up in import or effect: That plan will never amount to anything.
  • To be equivalent or tantamount: accusations that amount to an indictment.