### Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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**A*mount"** `(#)`, `v. i.` [`imp. & p. p.` Amounted; `p. pr. & vb. n.` Amounting.] [OF. amonter to increase, advance, ascend, fr. amont (equiv. to L. ad montem to the mountain) upward, F. amont up the river. See Mount, `n.`]

**1.** To go up; to ascend. [Obs.]

So up he rose, and thence **amounted** straight.
*Spenser.*

**2.** To rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or quantities; to come (*to*) in the aggregate or whole; -- with *to* or *unto*.

**3.** To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (*to*); as, the testimony amounts to very little.

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**A*mount"**, `v. t.` To signify; to amount to. [Obs.]

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**A*mount"**, `n.`

**1.** The sum total of two or more sums or quantities; the aggregate; the whole quantity; a totality; as, the amount of 7 and 9 is 16; the amount of a bill; the amount of this year's revenue.

**2.** The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this.

The whole **amount** of that enormous fame.
*Pope.*