HyperDic: amount

English > 7 senses of the word amount:
NOUNpossessionamount, sum, sum of money, amount of moneya quantity of money
attributeamountthe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
Topsamount, measure, quantityhow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
cognitionamount, sum, totala quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
VERBstativeamountbe tantamount or equivalent to
stativeamount, total, number, add up, comeadd up in number or quantity
stativeamount, come, add updevelop into
amount > pronunciation
Soundsahmaw'nt
Rhymesaccount ... viscount: 14 rhymes with awnt...
English > amount: 7 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA quantity of money.
Example "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
Synonymssum, sum of money, amount of money
Narroweradvance, cash advanceAn amount paid before it is earned
cash surrender valueThe amount that the insurance company will pay on a given life insurance policy if the policy is cancelled prior to the death of the insured
contributionAn amount of money contributed
coverage, insurance coverageThe total amount and type of insurance carried
deductible(taxes) an amount that can be deducted (especially for the purposes of calculating income tax)
defalcationThe sum of money that is misappropriated
figureAn amount of money expressed numerically
gainThe amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
gross, revenue, receiptsThe entire amount of income before any deductions are made
loss, red ink, redThe amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue
payroll, paysheetThe total amount of money paid in wages
peanutsAn insignificant sum of money
purseA sum of money offered as a prize
purseA sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
BroaderassetsAnything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
Spanishcantidad, importe, monto, suma
Catalanimport, quantitat, suma
English > amount: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion.
Example"an adequate amount of food for four people"
Narrowercritical massThe minimum amount (of something) required to start or maintain a venture
decrease, decrementThe amount by which something decreases
increase, incrementThe amount by which something increases / increases
insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiencylack of an adequate quantity or number
marginAn amount beyond the minimum necessary
negativity, negativenessAn amount less than zero
number, figureThe property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
positivity, positivenessAn amount greater than zero
quantityAn adequate or large amount
smallnessThe property of being a relatively small amount
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishcantidad, cuantía, número
Catalanquantia, quantitat
English > amount: 7 senses > noun 3, Tops
MeaningHow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify.
Synonymsmeasure, quantity
AttributesnonstandardVarying from or not adhering to a standard
standardconforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value
NarrowercordageThe amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
definite quantityA specific measure of amount
fundamental quantity, fundamental measureOne of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
indefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
magnetization, magnetisationThe extent or degree to which something is magnetized
octane number, octane ratingA measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
playing period, period of play, play(in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
point, point in timeAn instant of time
probability, chanceA measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
proofA measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
quantum(physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)
radical(mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
relative quantityA quantity relative to some purpose
system of measurement, metricA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic
time interval, intervalA definite length of time marked off by two instants
time unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
value, economic valueThe amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
volumeThe amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
volumeA relative amount
Broaderabstraction, abstract entityA general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Spanishcantidad, cuantía, medida
Catalanmesura, quantia, quantitat
Verbsamountadd up in number or quantity
English > amount: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers.
Synonymssum, total
Narrowergrand totalThe sum of the sums of several groups of numbers
subtotalThe sum of part of a group of numbers
BroaderquantityThe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
Spanishadición, cantidad, monta, montante, monto, suma, total
Catalanquantitat, suma, total
Verbsamountadd up in number or quantity
English > amount: 7 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe tantamount or equivalent to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Her action amounted to a rebellion"
NarrowermakeAmount to
English > amount: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningadd up in number or quantity.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The bills amounted to $2,000"
Synonymstotal, number, add up, come
Narroweraverage, average outAmount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
makeadd up to
outnumberBe larger in number
work outBe calculated
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishsumar
Catalanaddicionar, sumar
Nounsamounthow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
amounta quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
English > amount: 7 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningDevelop into.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This idea will never amount to anything"
Synonymscome, add up
NarroweraggregateAmount in the aggregate to
Broaderbecome, turnUndergo a change or development

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