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Meaning of wherewith by Wiktionary Dictionary

wherewith


    Etymology

    From where +‎ with .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /wɛːˈwɪð/

    Adverb

    wherewith ( not comparable )

    1. ( archaic ) With which; with what.

    Noun

    wherewith ( uncountable )

    1. ( archaic ) Something with which; the means by which.



Definition of wherewith by GCIDE Dictionary

wherewith


  1. Wherewith adv.

    1. With which; -- used relatively.

    The love wherewith thou hast loved me. John xvii. 26.

    2. With what; -- used interrogatively.

    Wherewith shall I save Israel? Judg. vi. 15.

  2. Wherewith, n. The necessary means or instrument.

    So shall I have wherewith to answer him. Ps. cxix. 42.

    The wherewith to meet excessive loss by radiation. H. Spencer.