A·mount v. i. [imp. & p. p. Amounted; p. pr. & vb. n. Amounting.]
1. To go up; to ascend. [Obs.]
So up he rose, and thence amounted straight. --Spenser.
2. To rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or quantities; to come (to) in the aggregate or whole; -- with to or unto.
3. To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to); as, the testimony amounts to very little.