AMOUNT', verb intransitive [Latin mons, a mountain, or its root.]
1. To rise to or reach, by an accumulation of particulars, into an aggregate whole; to compose in the whole; as, the interest on the several sums amounts to fifty dollars.
2. To rise, reach, or extend to, in effect, or substance; to result in, by consequence, when all things are considered; as, the testimony of these witnesses amounts to very little.
1. The sum total of two or more particular sums or quantities; as, the amount of 7 and 9 is 16.
2. The effect, substance or result; the sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this.