1. The total, aggregate or sum of material .
  2. A quantity or volume.
  3. The number (the sum) of elements in a set.


  1. To total or evaluate.
    It amounts to three dollars and change.
  2. To be the same as or equivalent to.
    He was a pretty good student, but never amounted to much professionally.
    His response amounted to gross insubordination
  3. To go up; to ascend.

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