1

wherewith

pronoun where·with \ ˈhwer-ˌwit͟h , ˈwer- , -ˌwith \

Definition of wherewith

archaic
: that with or by which used with an infinitive
  • so shall I have wherewith to answer him
  • —Psalms 119:42 (King James Version)

First Known Use of wherewith

13th century


2

wherewith

adverb

Definition of wherewith

obsolete
: with what
  • wherewith shall it be salted
  • —Matthew 5:13 (King James Version)

First Known Use of wherewith

13th century


3

wherewith

conjunction

Definition of wherewith

: with or by means of which
  • metal tools wherewith to break ground
  • —Russell Lord

First Known Use of wherewith

14th century


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