GRE Word List

TANTAMOUNT

equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount

The meaning of the word tantamount is equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount.

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