**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.*

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