His statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt.
They see any criticism of the President as tantamount to treason.
|"...Life and I are not convivial,|
|Life is real, life is earnest, while I only think I am real, and know I am trivial.|
|In this imponderable world I lose no opportunity|
|To ponder on picayunity.|
|I would spend either a round amount or a flat amount|
|To know whether a puma is only tantamount to a catamount or paramount to a catamount,|
|It is honey in my cup,|
|When I read of a sprinter sprinting the hundred in ten seconds flat, to think:|
|Golly, suppose he stood up!|
|I guess I am not really reprehensible,|
obsolete tantamount, noun, equivalent, from Anglo-French tant amunter to amount to as much
First Known Use: 1641