Amount

  • (noun): A quantity of money.
    Example: "The amount he had in cash was insufficient"
    Synonyms: sum, sum of money, amount of money
    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 ... you spend, in this case $90 In a non imprest system where a fixed amount is issued every month e.g ... 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 ... Water is a rechargeable resource and so the amount of the water right may be reduced, marketing the groundwater right can be difficult ...
Loan
... a loan is a debt evidenced by a note which specifies, among other things, the principal amount, interest rate, and date of repayment ... 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 ... repayments in an annuity, each installment is the same amount ...
Tax Brackets in South Africa - Tax Brackets For The 2012 Year of Assessment
... 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":

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

Famous quotes containing the word amount:

    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)

    [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)

    No amount of skill on the part of the actress can make up for the loss of youth.
    Ellen Terry (1847–1928)