amount

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
amount

Plural
amounts

  1. A total of things; a measure of how much.
    Pour a small amount of water into the dish.
  2. The full effect or value.

Synonyms[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
amount

Third-person singular
amounts

Past tense
amounted

Past participle
amounted

Present participle
amounting

  1. (intransitive) To add.
  2. To develop into; to become.
    What will your life amount to? Will you become successful?