Translation of "amount" - English-French dictionary


noun countable amount /əˈmaʊnt/
the quantity of sth
quantité feminine , montant masculine

a small amount of paint
une petite quantité de peinture

the amount of money needed
la somme d'argent nécessaire


verb phrasal amount: amount to /əˈmaʊnt/
to add up to
s'élever à , se monter à

unpaid taxes amounting to $2,860
les impôts non payés s'élevant à 2 860 $
to be the same as
équivaloir à

police interrogations that amount to torture
des interrogatoires de police qui sont en fait des séances de torture
not amount to anything/much
to be unsuccessful, useless
ne pas arriver à grand-chose

He’ll never amount to anything.
Il n'arrivera jamais à grand-chose.

(Translation of “amount” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /əˈmaunt/

(with to)

to add up to

se monter à
The bill amounted to $15.

to be equal to

revenir à
Borrowing money and not returning it amounts to stealing.

(Translation of “amount” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)