Amount

  • (verb): Develop into.
    Example: "This idea will never amount to anything"
    Synonyms: come, add up
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on amount:

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 ...
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 ... is a rechargeable resource and so the amount of the water right may be reduced, marketing the groundwater right can be difficult ...
Why Use The Imprest System
... In this example the maximum amount of petty cash that can be issued (spent) is $100 ... spend, in this case $90 In a non imprest system where a fixed amount is issued every month e.g ... issued has been documented because when money is all spent a check for a fixed amount is issued ...
Loan
... a loan is a 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 later time ... 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
... 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 ...

More definitions of "amount":

  • (noun): A quantity obtained by addition.
    Synonyms: sum, total
  • (noun): How much there is of something that you can quantify.
    Synonyms: measure, quantity
  • (noun): How much of something is available.
    Example: "An adequate amount of food for four people"
  • (verb): Be tantamount or equivalent to.
    Example: "Her action amounted to a rebellion"

Famous quotes containing the word amount:

    Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigour, and moral courage which it contained.
    John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)

    [T]he asphaltum contains an exactly requisite amount of sulphides for production of rubber tires. This brown material also contains “ichthyol,” a medicinal preparation used externally, in Webster’s clarifying phrase, “as an alterant and discutient.”
    State of Utah, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    When a person expends the least amount of motion on one action, that is grace.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)