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Dictionary entry overview: What does tantamount mean?
• TANTAMOUNT (adjective)
The adjective TANTAMOUNT has 1 sense:
1. being essentially equal to something
Familiarity information: TANTAMOUNT used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Being essentially equal to something
it was as good as gold / a wish that was equivalent to a command / his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt
equal (well matched; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another)
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