Search Result for "tantamount":
1. being essentially equal to something;
- Example: "it was as good as gold"
- Example: "a wish that was equivalent to a command"
- Example: "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"
[syn: equivalent, tantamount(p)]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tantamount \Tan"ta*mount`\, a. [F. tant so much (L. tantus) + E. amount.] Equivalent in value, signification, or effect. [1913 Webster] A usage nearly tantamount to constitutional right. --Hallam. [1913 Webster] The certainty that delay, under these circumstances, was tantamount to ruin. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tantamount \Tan"ta*mount`\, v. i. To be tantamount or equivalent; to amount. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
28 Moby Thesaurus words for "tantamount": alike, all one, all the same, analogous, answering, coequal, complemental, complementary, convertible, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, duplicate, equal, equiparant, equipollent, equivalent, homologous, identic, identical, indistinguishable, like, much the same, reciprocal, reciprocative, selfsame, uniform, very