Thesaurus

amounting (to)

verb
present participle of amount (to)

Synonyms of amounting (to)

1 to have a total of
  • the expenses of the trip amounted to nearly double what we'd budgeted for

Synonyms for amounting (to)

Words Related to amounting (to)

Phrases Synonymous with amounting (to)

2 to be the same in meaning or effect
  • it makes no difference whether you're going to the game or the movies, for it amounts to the same thing—that you can't babysit

Synonyms for amounting (to)

Words Related to amounting (to)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about amounting (to)

Cite this Entry

“Amounting (to).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amounting%20%28to%29. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

Comments on amounting (to)

What made you want to look up amounting (to)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!