Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMOUNTS

Only, just think what it amounts to—prying into the affairs of a stranger.

Their "luck" with Chrysanthemums amounts almost to magic sometimes.

He entered the amounts in the "Ledger," and then returned to his seat.

On failure, I shall empower some lawyer in your country to recover the amounts.

You accuse me of injustice—of what amounts to inhumanity—of cruelty?

It was an imitation of printing, with the amounts filled in.

Didn't have nothin' that amounts to nothin' to stay for anyhow.

In the case of the world, the perturbation is very slight, and amounts only to a reversal of motion.

If there's anything up that amounts to anything, 'Lizabeth, I'll come back and let you know.

Compared with amounts like this, what were the paltry sums he had been used to handle?