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synonyms for tantamount

  • commensurate
  • identical
  • alike
  • as good as
  • duplicate
  • equal
  • equivalent
  • indistinguishable
  • like
  • parallel
  • same as
  • selfsame
  • synonymous
  • uniform
  • very
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antonyms for tantamount

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  • different
  • opposite
  • polar
  • reverse
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How to use tantamount in a sentence

The judge also acknowledged that the government request was tantamount to a life sentence.
PENTAGON LINGUIST SENTENCED TO 23 YEARS FOR EXPOSING U.S. SOURCES IN IRAQ TO HEZBOLLAH IN RARE TERRORISM ESPIONAGE CASESPENCER HSUJUNE 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Employing the familiar War on Terror tagline “If you see something, say something,” the gubment would have us believe that dropping a wee turd on the sand is tantamount to dropping a suitcase bomb on the subway.
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His ideas were so revolutionary that many saw them as tantamount to a call for a second Reformation.
HANS KÜNG, CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN WHO CHALLENGED PAPAL AUTHORITY, DIES AT 93MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The only caveat I would raise is if there are a very small number of aides whose identity is known when releasing the number would be tantamount to identifying them.
KAYLEIGH MCENANY’S BOGUS EXCUSE FOR A LACK OF CORONAVIRUS TRANSPARENCYAARON BLAKEOCTOBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The alterations were indeed small; but the alteration even of a letter was tantamount to a declaration of independence.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Witness his conception, in The Broken Heart, of a loveless marriage as tantamount to adultery.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
To try and compel them to pay was tantamount to placing liberty and even life in jeopardy.
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Indeed, to call a work of art purely and simply "scientific," is tantamount to saying that it is dry and uninspired by the muse.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Now this would be tantamount to conceiving the definition of a thing that did not exist, which is impossible.
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She must go to Portsmouth;—which she knew was tantamount to a living death.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO TANTAMOUNT

  • a match for
  • as good as
  • commensurable
  • commensurate
  • equal
  • equipollent
  • equipotential
  • equivalent
  • in a class with
  • on a par
  • proportionate
  • tantamount
  • alike
  • coequal
  • correlative
  • correspondent
  • counterpart
  • equal
  • like
  • parallel
  • same
  • tantamount
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