amount to anything

Definition of amount to anything

:to turn out to be (something or someone important, impressive, etc.)
  • I don't think he'll ever amount to anything.

Word by Word Definitions

amount play
  1. : to be the same in meaning or effect as

  2. : to reach in kind or quality : to turn out to be

  3. : to reach a total : add up

  1. : the total number or quantity : aggregate

  2. : the quantity at hand or under consideration

  3. : the whole effect, significance, or import

anything play
  1. : any thing whatever : any such thing

  1. : at all


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