What does the word amount mean?

Usage examples for amount

  1. " I tell you that wouldn't amount to any thing, as there are but few that can learn any thing but work, and that they are made for. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  2. Mr. Doulton will be responsible for the amount. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  3. No amount of promises could make my words any stronger. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner