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    tantamount - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tantamount

    Definition
    (adj) being essentially equal to something
    Synonyms : equivalent
    Example Sentence
    • it was as good as gold
    • a wish that was equivalent to a command
    • his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tantamount

ta-n-ta; an equal amount of 'ta' on both sides of 'n'.

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Tantamount and Paramount are similar in sound but have different meanings. While tantamount means, equivalent, paramount means chief in importance.

Paramount means superior. Tantamount means equal.

tantamount is like tan tan amount i.e. just equal to the price.

tantamount: t+(ant)+t=amount ... so the deed is 'equivalent' or 'equal to'(=) something...

Tantamount -seems like tent amount .For buying the tent you have to pay the amount that equals the tent amount

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