Definition for A-MOUNT'

A-MOUNT', v.t. [Fr. monter, to ascend; Norm. amont, upward; Sp. Port. montar; It. montare; from L. mons, a mountain, or its root; W. mynyz.]

  1. To rise to or reach, by an accumulation of particulars, into an aggregate whole; to compose in the whole; as, the interest on the several sums amounts to fifty dollars.
  2. To rise, reach, or extend to, in effect, or substance; to result in, by consequence, when all things are considered; as, the testimony of these witnesses amounts to very little. – Bacon.

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