Definition of amount verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

amount

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//əˈmaʊnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmaʊnt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they amount
BrE BrE//əˈmaʊnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmaʊnt//
 
he / she / it amounts
BrE BrE//əˈmaʊnts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmaʊnts//
 
past simple amounted
BrE BrE//əˈmaʊntɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmaʊntɪd//
 
past participle amounted
BrE BrE//əˈmaʊntɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmaʊntɪd//
 
-ing form amounting
BrE BrE//əˈmaʊntɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmaʊntɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Middle English (as a verb): from Old French amunter, from amont ‘upward’, literally ‘uphill’, from Latin ad montem. The noun use dates from the early 18th cent. Phrasal Verbsamount to something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: amount