Picture for TantamountMnemonic Aid to Learn Tantamount:

The easiest way to learn this word is to concentrate on it’s initial five letters and split them up as “ta-n-ta” i.e an equal amount of ‘ta’ on both sides of ‘n’.

Meaning of Tantamount:

1. equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification

Pronunciation: tan-tuh-mount

Sentence Examples for Tantamount:

1. Some teachers always teach in teams of two, collaboration being considered tantamount to strength.
2. Opposition to the nazi regime became tantamount to suicide or worse.
3. To question these, much less abandon them, seems tantamount to renouncing parents, society, even truth itself.

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