tantamount - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tantamount
ta-n-ta; an equal amount of 'ta' on both sides of 'n'.
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...