Definition of amount:
a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
be tantamount or equivalent to; "Her action amounted to a rebellion"
add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"