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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having equal or equivalent value, effect, or import.

Usage examples (33)
  • ...the repudiation of theoretical scientific inquiry is tantamount to a denial of what may be our most characteristically human trait.
  • And it was this move, Rob, that North Korea called tantamount to a declaration of war.
  • It's kind of tantamount to Richter on the earthquake department.
  • M. O'BRIEN: It's kind of tantamount to political ambulance chasing, isn't it. for more
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