Amount

  • (noun): A quantity obtained by addition.
    Synonyms: sum, total
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on amount:

Why Use The Imprest System
... In this example the maximum amount of petty cash that can be issued (spent) is $100 ... case $90 In a non imprest system where a fixed amount is issued every month e.g ... all money issued has been documented because when money is all spent a check for a fixed amount is issued ...
United States Groundwater Law - Riparian Rights
... The amount of groundwater right is based on the size of the surface area where each landowner gets a corresponding amount of the available water ... Once adjudicated, the maximum amount of the water right is set, but the right can be decreased if the total amount of available water decreases as is likely during a drought ... Water is a rechargeable resource and so the amount of the water right may be reduced, marketing the groundwater right can be difficult ...
Loan
... debt evidenced by a note which specifies, among other things, the principal amount, interest rate, and date of repayment ... In a loan, the borrower initially receives or borrows an amount of money, called the principal, from the lender, and is obligated to pay back or repay an equal amount of money to the lender at a ... installments, or partial repayments in an annuity, each installment is the same amount ...
Tax Brackets in South Africa - Tax Brackets For The 2012 Year of Assessment
... this income R0–R150,000 18% of every Rand R150,001–R235,000 R27,000 plus 25% of the amount above R150,000 R235,001–R325,000 R48,250 plus 30% of the amount above R235,000 R325,001–R455,0 ...
Nisab
... In Sharia (Islamic Law) niṣāb (نِصاب) is the amount one's net worth must exceed for the Muslim owner to be obligated to give zakat ... Zakat is then determined based on the amount of wealth acquired the greater the assets, the greater the tax ... With today's weights, the zakāt-payable amount is 85 grams of gold or 595 g silver ...

More definitions of "amount":

  • (noun): How much of something is available.
    Example: "An adequate amount of food for four people"
  • (verb): Develop into.
    Example: "This idea will never amount to anything"
    Synonyms: come, add up
  • (verb): Be tantamount or equivalent to.
    Example: "Her action amounted to a rebellion"
  • (noun): How much there is of something that you can quantify.
    Synonyms: measure, quantity

Famous quotes containing the word amount:

    Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed to be doing.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)

    Is this not true—That in proportion to the value of their estates the extremely wealthy pay far less taxes than those of moderate means? Compare the amount paid by millionaires with the amount paid by ordinary citizens. I believe that in proportion to their estates they pay less than half as much as ordinary citizens, whereas they ought to pay more.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    How can we help a child change from undependable to dependable, from a mediocre student to a capable student, from someone who won’t amount to very much to someone who will count for something. The answer is at once both simple and complicated: We treat a child as if he already is what we would like him to become.
    Haim Ginott (20th century)