Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/17/20 Tantamount

Tantamount (adjective)
tantamount [ tan-tuh-mount ]


adjective
1. equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification: His angry speech was tantamount to a declaration of war.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH TANTAMOUNT
paramount

WORDS RELATED TO TANTAMOUNT
identical, commensurate, alike, duplicate, equal, equivalent, indistinguishable, like, parallel, synonymous, uniform, very, selfsame

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See equal.

Origin: 1635–45; adj. use of obsolete noun: that which amounts to as much, itself noun use of obsolete v.: to amount to as much < Anglo-French tant amunter or Italian tanto montare to amount to as much. See tanto, amount

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