aˈmount to sth


aˈmount to sth
phrasal verb
1) to be the same as something else, or to have the same effect as something else
Most people believe his statements amount to a declaration of war.[/ex]
2) to add up to a particular total
His monthly earnings amount to about £2, 000.[/ex]

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