Amount

  • (noun): How much of something is available.
    Example: "An adequate amount of food for four people"
    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 ... $90 In a non imprest system where a fixed amount is issued every month e.g ... 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 ...
Tax Brackets in South Africa - Tax Brackets For The 2012 Year of Assessment
... 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–R455,000 ...
Loan
... specifies, among other things, the principal amount, interest rate, and date of repayment ... 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 ... in an annuity, each installment is the same 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 ...

More definitions of "amount":

  • (noun): How much there is of something that you can quantify.
    Synonyms: measure, quantity
  • (verb): Be tantamount or equivalent to.
    Example: "Her action amounted to a rebellion"
  • (noun): A quantity obtained by addition.
    Synonyms: sum, total
  • (verb): Develop into.
    Example: "This idea will never amount to anything"
    Synonyms: come, add up

Famous quotes containing the word amount:

    Decency ... must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
    Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)

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

    True spoiling is nothing to do with what a child owns or with amount of attention he gets. he can have the major part of your income, living space and attention and not be spoiled, or he can have very little and be spoiled. It is not what he gets that is at issue. It is how and why he gets it. Spoiling is to do with the family balance of power.
    Penelope Leach (20th century)