Legal Definition and Related Resources of Amount

Meaning of Amount

effect , substance or result; the sum.

Amount Alternative Definition

As applied to money the word amount is S3monymous with “sum.” 156 111. 337.

Synonyms of Amount

(Quantity), noun

  • aggregate
  • bulk
  • count
  • extent
  • magnitude
  • mass
  • measure
  • measurement
  • net quantity
  • number
  • numeration
  • strength
  • substance
  • sum
  • summa
  • total
  • whole Associated Concepts: amount of evidence
  • amount of loss
  • foreign phrases: Majornumerusinsecontinetminorem
  • The greater number contains in itself the lesser

(Result), noun

  • conclusion
  • consequence
  • effect
  • end result
  • full effect
  • import
  • net quantity
  • outcome
  • outgrowth
  • product
  • purport
  • resultant
  • sum
  • sum total
  • upshot

(Sum), noun

  • account
  • count
  • rate
  • reckoning
  • statement
  • summation
  • tally
  • value
  • worth
  • Associated Concepts: amount allowed
  • amount due
  • amount in controversy
  • amount in dispute
  • amount of loss
  • amount recovered
  • jurisdictional amount

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Account Payable, Account Receivable, Adjusted Taxable Income, Adjuster, Advance, Amount Financed, Amount In Controversy, Approximate, Articles Of Incorporation, Assess, Assessment, Book Value, Capacity, Capital, Cash Surrender Value, Certified Check, Co-insurance, Cognozit, Cohan Principle, Collateral Source Rule, Color Of Title, Commission, Company, Composition, Contempt Of Court, Contingency, Contingent, Contingent Fee, , Coverage, Credit, Credit-note, Dead Freight, Deficiency, Deficiency Judgment, Dumb Bidding, Electric Utility Company, Endowment Policy, Excessive, Execution, Expropriation, Face Amount, Filching, Fraud, Freight, General Legacy, Gleaning, Gratuity, Insurance, Joint Tortfeasors, Judgment On Merits, Letter Of Credit, Leverage, , Liquidated Damages, Load Line, Lump-sum Settlement, Margin, Mary Carter Agreement, Maximum, Measure, Measure Of Damages, Mitigation Of Damages, Nominal Damages, Nuncupative Will, Ought, Partner, Partnership, , Point, Prejudice, Proceeds, Profit, Proof, Puffing, , Rebate, Recapitalization, Receiver’s Certificate, Registered Tonnage, Rehabilitative Alimony, Release, Repurchase Agreement, Request, Rests, Retainer, Retire, , Salvage, Salvage Loss, Salvage Value, Scrip, Share Warrant, Shop Right Rule, Slander Of Title, Slander Per Quod, Small Claims Court, Special Assessment, Statement, Stockbroker, Subscription, Substituted Service, Surplus, Tender, Third Party, Tollage, Totten Trust, Towage, Trust.


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See Also

  • Description
  • Dispute
  • Exceeding
  • More
  • Less
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