withal


1with·al

adverb \wi-ˈthl, -ˈthl\

Definition of WITHAL

1
:  together with this :  besides <a supporter of all constructive work and withal an excellent businessman — A. W. Long>
2
archaic :  therewith 1
3
:  on the other hand :  nevertheless

Examples of WITHAL

  1. <a successful businessman and withal a major contributor to local charities>
  2. <a homely face that was withal rather compelling>

Origin of WITHAL

Middle English, from with + all, al all
First Known Use: 13th century

2withal

preposition

Definition of WITHAL

archaic
:  with —used postpositively with a relative or interrogative pronoun as object

First Known Use of WITHAL

14th century

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