What is AMOUNT? Definition of AMOUNT in Black's Law Dictionary
The effect, substance, or result; the total or aggregate sum. Hilburn v. Railroad Co., 23 Mont. 229, 58 P. 551.
The sum of principal and interest, McCabe v. Cary's Ex'rs, 135 Va. 428, 116 S.E. 485, 491. But see In re Stoneman, Sur., 146 N.Y.S. 172, 175 (interest excluded). See, also, Candelaria v. Gutierrez, 28 N.M. 434, 213 P. 1037, holding that the "amount of judgment" within a statute requiring a bond for supersedeas does not include interest or costs.