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Definition of Tantamount

Tantamount

  1. Equivalent in value, signification, or effect.
  2. To be tantamount or equivalent; to amount.

Tantamount Quotations

I like texting as much as the next kidult - and embrace it as yet more evidence, along with email, that we live now in the post-aural age, when an unsolicited phone call is, thankfully, becoming more and more understood to be an unspeakable social solecism, tantamount to an impertinent invasion of privacy.
Will Self

An exorcism is tantamount to a miracle - an extraordinary intervention of God.
Gabriele Nanni

Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats.
Marge Piercy

I was the only Black person on the set. It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.
Sidney Poitier

I wanted to make good records. But my problem is I've got a low boredom threshold, so I wanted it to look and sound different with each album, which is really tantamount to suicide, cause people lose it, they lose it - they say: 'I like that, and that's not this.'
Adam Ant
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Tantamount Translations

tantamount in German is gleichbedeutend
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