Definition Of amount
a quantity of something, typically the total of a thing or things in number, size, value, or extent.
the sport gives an enormous amount of pleasure to many people
come to be (the total) when added together.
losses amounted to over 10 million dollars
Example Of amount
add a small amount of water
Also important are the factors that control the total amount of water in the body at any particular time.
an amount of money
he didn't mention the loan amount
he felt a certain amount of tension