Translation of amount to in Spanish:

amount to

ascender a, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    (add up to)
    (bill/debt/assets) ascender a
    not to amount to anything/much
    our debts amount to over $1 million nuestras deudas ascienden a más de 1 millón de dólares
    • my savings amount to very little mis ahorros son muy modestos
  • 2

    (be equivalent to)
    it amounts to stealing viene a ser lo mismo que robar
    • it all amounts to the same thing viene a ser lo mismo
    • her silence amounted to an admission of guilt su silencio era prácticamente una admisión de culpabilidad
    • what it amounts to is that we have to … lo que significa / quiere decir es que tendremos que …
    • he doesn't love her, that's what it amounts to no la quiere, eso es lo que pasa