Synonyms for tantamount
- as good as
- same as
Antonyms for tantamount
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TANTAMOUNT
He did not answer her, for he could not speak at all; but his silence was tantamount to an admission.
He made a furious gesture, which was tantamount to sending her to the devil.
It would be tantamount to acknowledging she was for sale but that he hadn't the price.
The average Republican regarded this message as tantamount to a declaration of war.
This would not do, said the colonel; it was tantamount to insubordination.
It was tantamount to treason that he should purpose anything else.
It is tantamount to proclaiming that there cannot be too much aristocracy.
This is tantamount to proclaiming a form of vassalage—a thing which is not to be tolerated.
This was tantamount to a reassertion of the Monroe Doctrine.
To go in the car was tantamount to taking the chauffeur into her confidence.
1640s, from verbal phrase tant amount "be equivalent" (1620s), from Anglo-French tant amunter "amount to as much" (late 13c.), from Old French tant "as much" (from Latin tantus, from tam "so") + amonter "amount to, go up" (see amount).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TANTAMOUNT
- break even
- evenly matched
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- same difference
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