Definition Of amount


a quantity of something, typically the total of a thing or things in number, size, value, or extent.

the sport gives an enormous amount of pleasure to many people

come to be (the total) when added together.

losses amounted to over 10 million dollars

Example Of amount

  • add a small amount of water

  • Also important are the factors that control the total amount of water in the body at any particular time.

  • an amount of money

  • he didn't mention the loan amount

  • he felt a certain amount of tension

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