The U.S. Attorney, Leura Canary, argued this was tantamount to sale of a public office and brought charges.
These days, women often view a decent job and an employed husband as if such good luck were tantamount to winning the lottery.
Forcing a baby to sleep outside the ‘Family Bed’ is tantamount to neglect.
This lunchtime rendezvous, after all, is tantamount to a date.
Being shamed by her church was tantamount to losing her community and her job.
His negation of theogony was tantamount to a negation of cosmogony.
He did not answer her, for he could not speak at all; but his silence was tantamount to an admission.
It was tantamount to a declaration of war, and was everywhere regarded as a casus belli, and Lemuel Dalton accepted it as such.
The average Republican regarded this message as tantamount to a declaration of war.
The very name Yahoodee, or Jew, is tantamount in the East to swindler.
1640s, from verbal phrase tant amount "be equivalent" (1620s), from Anglo-French tant amunter "amount to as much" (late 13c.), from Old French tant "as much" (from Latin tantus, from tam "so") + amonter "amount to, go up" (see amount).