Tan"ta*mount` (?), a. [F. tant so much (L. tantus) + E. amount.]

Equivalent in value, signification, or effect.

A usage nearly tantamount to constitutional right. Hallam.

The certainty that delay, under these circumstances, was tantamount to ruin. De Quincey.

 

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Tan"ta*mount`, v. i.

To be tantamount or equivalent; to amount.

[Obs.]

Jer. Taylor.

 

© Webster 1913.

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