NOUN | possession | amount, sum, sum of money, amount of money | a quantity of money |
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attribute | amount | the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion | |

Tops | amount, measure, quantity | how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify | |

cognition | amount, sum, total | a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers | |

VERB | stative | amount | be tantamount or equivalent to |

stative | amount, total, number, add up, come | add up in number or quantity | |

stative | amount, come, add up | develop into |

Sounds | ahmaw'nt | |
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Rhymes | account ... viscount: 14 rhymes with awnt... |

Meaning | The relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion. | |
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Example | "an adequate amount of food for four people" | |

Narrower | critical mass | The minimum amount (of something) required to start or maintain a venture |

decrease, decrement | The amount by which something decreases | |

increase, increment | The amount by which something increases / increases | |

insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiency | lack of an adequate quantity or number | |

margin | An amount beyond the minimum necessary | |

negativity, negativeness | An amount less than zero | |

number, figure | The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals | |

positivity, positiveness | An amount greater than zero | |

quantity | An adequate or large amount | |

smallness | The property of being a relatively small amount | |

Broader | magnitude | The property of relative size or extent (whether large or small) |

Spanish | cantidad, cuantía, número | |

Catalan | quantia, quantitat |

Meaning | How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify. | |
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Synonyms | measure, quantity | |

Attributes | nonstandard | Varying from or not adhering to a standard |

standard | conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value | |

Narrower | cordage | The amount of wood in an area as measured in cords |

definite quantity | A specific measure of amount | |

fundamental quantity, fundamental measure | One of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement | |

indefinite quantity | An estimated quantity | |

magnetization, magnetisation | The extent or degree to which something is magnetized | |

octane number, octane rating | A 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 time | An instant of time | |

probability, chance | A measure of how likely it is that some event will occur | |

proof | A 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 quantity | A quantity relative to some purpose | |

system of measurement, metric | A system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic | |

time interval, interval | A definite length of time marked off by two instants | |

time unit, unit of time | A unit for measuring time periods | |

value, economic value | The amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else | |

volume | The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object | |

volume | A relative amount | |

Broader | abstraction, abstract entity | A general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples |

Spanish | cantidad, cuantía, medida | |

Catalan | mesura, quantia, quantitat | |

Verbs | amount | add up in number or quantity |

Meaning | A quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers. | |
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Synonyms | sum, total | |

Narrower | grand total | The sum of the sums of several groups of numbers |

subtotal | The sum of part of a group of numbers | |

Broader | quantity | The concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable |

Spanish | adición, cantidad, monta, montante, monto, suma, total | |

Catalan | quantitat, suma, total | |

Verbs | amount | add up in number or quantity |

Meaning | Be tantamount or equivalent to. | |
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Pattern | Something ----s something | |

Example | "Her action amounted to a rebellion" | |

Narrower | make | Amount to |

Meaning | add up in number or quantity. | |
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Pattern | Something ----s something | |

Example | "The bills amounted to $2,000" | |

Synonyms | total, number, add up, come | |

Narrower | average, average out | Amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain |

make | add up to | |

outnumber | Be larger in number | |

work out | Be calculated | |

Broader | be | Have the quality of being |

Spanish | sumar | |

Catalan | addicionar, sumar | |

Nouns | amount | how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify |

amount | a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers |

Meaning | Develop into. | |
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Pattern | Something ----s something | |

Example | "This idea will never amount to anything" | |

Synonyms | come, add up | |

Narrower | aggregate | Amount in the aggregate to |

Broader | become, turn | Undergo a change or development |

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