amount to the same thing

Definition of amount to the same thing

  1. :  to have very little difference “Lying and cheating amount to the same thing,” she said.

Word by Word Definitions

amountplay
  1. :  to be the same in meaning or effect as

    :  to reach in kind or quality :  to turn out to be

    :  to reach a total :  add up

  1. :  the total number or quantity :  aggregate

    :  the quantity at hand or under consideration

    :  the whole effect, significance, or import

sameplay
  1. :  resembling in every relevant respect

    :  being one without addition, change, or discontinuance :  identical

    :  being the one under discussion or already referred to

  1. :  something identical with or similar to another

thingplay
  1. :  a matter of concern :  affair

    :  state of affairs in general or within a specified or implied sphere

    :  a particular state of affairs :  situation


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