amountnoun [ C ]uk /əˈmaʊnt/ us /əˈmaʊnt/
- A dangerous amount of radioactivity was released into the environment last month.
- Some theatres receive a small amount of funding from the state.
- They were making a tremendous amount of noise last night.
- She eats an unbelievable amount of food.
- The total amount raised so far is approaching $1000.
Amount of or number of?We use amount of with uncountable nouns. Number of is used with countable nouns: …