Amount 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.] [1913 Webster]

So up he rose, and thence amounted straight. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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