Bedeutung von “amount to something” im Essential American English Dictionary

amount to something

phrasal verb with amount us /əˈmɑʊnt/ verb

to have a particular total:

The cost of repairing the roof amounted to $900.

to be the same as something, or to have the same effect as something:

What she said amounted to an apology.

(Definition von “amount to something” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)