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1. The total of two or more quantities; the aggregate.
2. A number; a sum.
3. A principal plus its interest, as in a loan.
4. The full effect or meaning; the import.
5. Quantity: a great amount of intelligence.
6. To add up in number or quantity: "The purchases amounted to a lot of money."
7. To add up in importance or effect: "That plan will never amount to anything.
8. To be equivalent or tantamount: "Such accusations will amount to an indictment in court."
9. Etymology: from about 1250, "to go up, rise," from Old French amonter, from à mont, "upward"; literally, "to the hill" or "mountain", from Latin ad-, "to" plus montem of "mountain". The meaning of "to rise in number" or "quality" (so as to reach) is from about 1300.
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(Latin: how much; as much as, how many; how great; amount)
(Latin: to become greater or larger in amount or size, to grow, to multiply, to increase; to reproduce)
(a limited amount of information to report for today's log)
(Greek: many, much; excessive; abnormal amount, profuse, ample, large quantity; multiple, abundant, numerous)
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jurisdictional amount (s) (noun), jurisdictional amounts (pl)
The required quantity of evidence or that is involved in a particular case to give to a court: The jurisdictional amount of a trial court is commonly limited by the totality of controversy that is involved in a specific legal action.
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