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tan·ta·mount

 (tăn′tə-mount′)
adj.
Equivalent in effect or value: a request tantamount to a demand.

[From obsolete tantamount, an equivalent, from Anglo-Norman tant amunter, to amount to as much : tant, so much, so great (from Latin tantum, neuter of tantus, from tam, so; see to- in Indo-European roots) + amunter, to amount to, variant of Old French amonter; see amount.]

tantamount

(ˈtæntəˌmaʊnt)
adj
(foll by: to) as good (as); equivalent in effect (to): his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt.
[C17: basically from Anglo-French tant amunter to amount to as much, from tant so much + amunter to amount]

tan•ta•mount

(ˈtæn təˌmaʊnt)

adj.
equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification: an insult tantamount to a slap in the face.
[1635–45; < Anglo-French tant amunter or Italian tanto montare to amount to as much]
paramount, tantamount - Paramount means "primary, top," and tantamount means "equivalent to, same as"; paramount first meant "highest in jurisdiction."
See also related terms for highest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tantamount - 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"
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"

tantamount

adjective
tantamount to equivalent to, equal to, as good as, synonymous with, the same as, commensurate with What he was saying was tantamount to heresy.

tantamount

adjective
Agreeing exactly in value, quantity, or effect:
Idioms: on a par, one and the same.
Translations
مُساوٍ لِ، مُعادِل لِ
rovnocennýrovný
det samme som
sem má leggja aî jöfnu viî
prilygstantistolygus
līdzvērtīgs
rovnocenný
eşitile eş değerde

tantamount

[ˈtæntəmaʊnt] ADJ tantamount toequivalente a
this is tantamount to a refusalesto equivale a una negativa

tantamount

[ˈtæntəmaʊnt] adj
to be tantamount to sth → équivaloir à qch

tantamount

adj to be tantamount to somethingeiner Sache (dat)gleichkommen, auf etw (acc)hinauslaufen

tantamount

[ˈtæntəˌmaʊnt] adj to be tantamount toequivalere a

tantamount

(ˈtӕntəmaunt) : tantamount to
having the same effect as; equivalent to. His silence is tantamount to an admission of guilt.