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Word Example of - amount

    Example Sentences for amount

    And because it is enough to amount to somethin' makes it all the more right.

    But to his surprise he found that there was a limit to the amount he could consume with comfort.

    I have paid the amount you are to pay every month for your board.

    The Master said, A knight that is fond of ease does not amount to a knight.

    This was done, and the amount of revenue to be paid by Tawngpeng was determined.

    The amount of money on hand will answer the rest of the conundrum for them.

    Then only did he realize the amount of strength he had expended.

    The amount of work that water in motion can do has also been measured.

    The kind of responses which transfer are quite as important as the amount of the transfer.

    The amount you demand I hope to obtain and bring you in a few days.

Word Origin & History of - amount

    Word Origin & History

    amount mid-13c., "to go up, rise," from O.Fr. amonter, from a mont "upward," lit. "to the mountain," from L. ad- "to" + montem acc. sing. of "mountain." Meaning "to rise in number or quality (so as to reach)" is from c.1300. The noun is 1710, from the verb.

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