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withal

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adverb with·al \wi-ˈthȯl, -ˈthȯl\

Definition of withal

  1. 1 :  together with this :  besides <a supporter of all constructive work and withal an excellent businessman — A. W. Long>

  2. 2 archaic :  therewith 1

  3. 3 :  on the other hand :  nevertheless



Examples of withal in a sentence

  1. <a successful businessman and withal a major contributor to local charities>

  2. <a homely face that was withal rather compelling>



Origin and Etymology of withal

Middle English, from with + all, al all


First Known Use: 13th century


2

withal

preposition with·al

Definition of withal

archaic

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



14th Century

First Known Use of withal

14th century


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