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
Examples of tantamount in a Sentence
In my view, keeping them frozen forever is tantamount to killing them.
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
This is, after all, tantamount to a demand that the DPRK should give up its self-defensive right.
To display one's talents is not an objectionable subject. However, denial of other's talents is, tantamount to denying yourself.
Caste is an open sort of practice accepted in Tamil Nadu. Everyone is silent about it and the silence is tantamount to creating the violence around it.
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