amount to sth

amount to sth
UK US amount to sth
Phrasal Verb with amount({{}}/əˈmaʊnt/ verb
to become or add up to a particular amount: »

The savings would amount to several thousand dollars per family.

to be the same as something, or to have the same effect as something: »

He says the higher toll rates amount to an extra tax on drivers.

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The director gave what amounted to an apology on behalf of her company.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • any amount of sth — ► a very large amount of something: »We had any amount of trouble finishing the job. Main Entry: ↑amount …   Financial and business terms

  • amount — a|mount1 W1S1 [əˈmaunt] n [U and C] 1.) a quantity of something such as time, money, or a substance amount of ▪ They spend equal amounts of time in California and New York. a considerable/large/enormous etc amount ▪ a considerable amount of money …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • amount — 1 noun (C, U) 1 a quantity of something such as time, money, or a substance (+ of): a considerable amount of money | a small/large etc amount: It s best to cook vegetables in a small amount of water. 2 the level or degree to which a feeling,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • amount — ▪ I. amount a‧mount 1 [əˈmaʊnt] noun [countable, uncountable] a quantity of something: • debts that vary in amount • Figures show a big rise in the amount of money in the economy. • You must pay the full amount in advance. • a cheque in… …   Financial and business terms

  • amount*/*/*/ — [əˈmaʊnt] noun [C] I a quantity of something This amount (= quantity of money) should be paid within two weeks.[/ex] A computer can store vast amounts of information.[/ex] • no amount of sth used for saying that something will never be enough to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • no amount of something — phrase used for saying that something will never be enough to have an effect No amount of training could have prepared him for this. Thesaurus: not enoughsynonym Main entry: amount * * * no amount of sth …   Useful english dictionary

  • any amount of something — any amount of sth idiom a large quantity of sth • There s been any amount of research into the subject. Main entry: ↑amountidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring sth about phrasal — verb (T) to make something happen: Computers have brought about many changes in the workplace. bring sb/sth around/round phrasal verb (T) 1 bring the conversation around/round to to deliberately and gradually introduce a new subject into a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • refer to sb/sth — Ⅰ. UK US refer to sb/sth Phrasal Verb with refer({{}}/rɪˈfɜːr/ verb ( rr ) ► to talk or write about someone or something: »I refer to your letter of 13 March, 2011. refer to sth/sb as sth »The fixed price includes an amount of compensation, which …   Financial and business terms

  • refer to sth — Ⅰ. UK US refer to sb/sth Phrasal Verb with refer({{}}/rɪˈfɜːr/ verb ( rr ) ► to talk or write about someone or something: »I refer to your letter of 13 March, 2011. refer to sth/sb as sth »The fixed price includes an amount of compensation, which …   Financial and business terms


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