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Definition of Tantamount

Tantamount
Tantamount Tan"ta*mount`, a. [F. tant so much (L. tantus) + E. amount.] Equivalent in value, signification, or effect. A usage nearly tantamount to constitutional right. --Hallam. The certainty that delay, under these circumstances, was tantamount to ruin. --De Quincey.
Tantamount
Tantamount Tan"ta*mount`, v. i. To be tantamount or equivalent; to amount. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.

Meaning of Tantamount from wikipedia

- The Richleighs of Tantamount is a children's historical novel written by British author Barbara Willard. It was originally published in the United Kingdom...
- "Tantamount to election" is a phrase describing the situation in which one political party dominates the demographics of a voting district to such a degree...
- victory that inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Winning a Pyrrhic victory takes a heavy toll that negates any...
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- in the South during the Civil Rights Movement, but these acts are not tantamount to a declaration of martial law. The distinction must be made as clear...
- in the South during the Civil Rights Movement, but those acts are not tantamount to a declaration of martial law. Deployment of troops does not necessarily...
- analyst at the U.S.-based Open Society Foundation said the new law was tantamount to "handing over an ATM (cash) machine" to Museveni and his regime. According...
- delegation; Quwatli and Azem were notified a day later and considered it tantamount to a "military coup". N****er's final terms for the union were decisive...
- a legitimate government, and that making any treaty with it would be tantamount to recognition of it as a sovereign government. Secretary of State William...
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