Paramount vs. Tantamount

By Jaxson

  • Tantamount

    The Richleighs of Tantamount is a children’s historical novel written by British author Barbara Willard. It was originally published in the United Kingdom in 1966 by the publishers, Constable, before being published in the United States by Harcourt, Brace & World in June 1967. C. Walter Hodges drew the line illustrations and painted the cover portrait for the original edition.

  • Paramount (adjective)

    Supreme; highest; chief.

  • Paramount (adjective)

    Of the highest importance.

    “Getting those credit cards paid off is paramount.”

  • Paramount (noun)

    A chief or superior.

  • Tantamount (adjective)

    Equivalent in meaning or effect.

    “It’s tantamount to fraud.”

    “In this view, disagreement and treason are tantamount.”

  • Tantamount (verb)

    To amount to as much; to be equivalent.

  • Tantamount (noun)

    Something which has the same value or amount (as something else). attributive use passing into adjective, below


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