being essentially equal to something
"it was as good as gold"; "a wish that was equivalent to a command"; "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"
Something which has the same value or amount (as something else).
To amount to as much; to be equivalent.
Equivalent in meaning or effect.
Origin: From tant amunter.
equivalent in value, signification, or effect
to be tantamount or equivalent; to amount
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tan′ta-mownt, adj. amounting to so much or to the same: equivalent: equal in value or meaning.—n. Tan′tity, the fact of being or having so much.—adv. Tan′to (mus.), so much or too much. [O. Fr., tant—L. tantum, so much, so great, and O. Fr. amonter, to amount.]
The numerical value of tantamount in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of tantamount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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