Usage examples for tantamount

  1. States last only so long as there is a ruling will and this ruling will is looked upon as tantamount to the own will. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  2. This, when reported to the Editor, was considered a good joke, and the diatribes ceased; a proceeding that was tantamount to Peter Pindar's confession, when some one charged him with being too hard on the King: " I confess there exists a difference between the King and me," said Peter; " the King has been a good subject to me; and I have been a bad subject to his Majesty." – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding