amount of money

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n amount of money a quantity of money "he borrowed a large sum","the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
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Usage

In literature:

Then he began to beg small amounts of money from me, promising to keep still if I gave them to him.
"The White Desert" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
He was always willing to take any amount of trouble and spend any amount of money on his nut culture experiments.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
He had at different times lent Steele small sums of money, amounting altogether to ten pounds.
"Art in England" by Dutton Cook
He was afraid to think of the amount of money he owed his shoemaker.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864" by Various
Alfred was homesick often but determined in his mind not to return to Brownsville until he had a stated amount of money.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
A large amount of money, however, fell into rebel hands.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
A person may soon get rid of large amounts of money here.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
I have returned home with an ample amount of money to live in luxury.
"At the Point of the Bayonet" by G. A. Henty
And the amount of the money he gave her was exactly the same as that we had sent to him in the morning.
"The Marx He Knew" by John Spargo
He was certainly a youngster, and twenty-five cents was the exact amount of money he possessed.
"Three People" by Pansy
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In news:

He will spend any amount of money, twist the meaning of any vote, make any outrageous claim.
Voters should be alarmed at the amount of money that is bankrolling television advertising for and against candidates and ballot measures.
People Are Still Paying Sickening Amounts of Money to Lunch With Warren Buffett.
Both studies suggest that tens of thousands of private citizens will spend enormous amounts of money to travel into space—from tens of thousands for suborbital flights to millions for orbital stays.
I will pay you any amount of money that you will at least crack a smile watching this silly ass video.
It's no secret that the US spends a crippling amount of money on healthcare.
A record amount of money was spent in the 2012 election cycle.
Wouldn't it be easier to just park and go to your " Parking Meter" app and put the amount of money you need and not worry about racing back to the meter, because it's run out of time.
Shreveport, La — Police need assistance in identifying a suspect who, on September 20 in the early evening, defeated a parking meter on Louisiana Avenue and stole an undetermined amount of money, then fled the scene.
SUNBURY — With an already decreasing amount of money coming in from parking meter s in the city, some people are taking "free parking" to a whole new level.
The lee commissioners, ft myers mayor and manager, cities of bonita,ft myers beach, naples etc do not get the amount of money being pait to ecwcd mgrs.
Whether it be a deficit or a debt, no amount of money owed a creditor is a good thing.
The robber was caught on a surveillance camera as he fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
Welcome to Day 2 of PW's food stamp challenge, wherein I eat on just $5 a day—the amount of money the average Philadelphian on food stamps receives from the government.
The Times- Picayune , which was making money and had a ridiculous market penetration in its area, is firing what amounts to half of its newsroom.
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In science:

We consider, also, two alternative tests for randomness: no computable betting strategy can (i) save an infinite amount of money; (ii) oscillate by betting on the values of the bits of x.
Effective betting with restricted wagers
She enters the casino with an irrational amount of money x0 dollars.
Effective betting with restricted wagers
Making this identification in terminology is an attempt to capture the idea that an experimenter would need to expend an infinite amount of effort or money to work his way out to the boundary.
Information Tradeoff Relations for Finite-Strength Quantum Measurements
This amount of money corresponds to the price tag for a five times more powerful modern PWR reactor.
The Future of Nuclear Energy: Facts and Fiction Chapter IV: Energy from Breeder Reactors and from Fusion?
In the latter two analyses, the amount of money received is not taken into account.
Past Performance as Predictor of Successful Grant Applications: A Case Study
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