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withal

adverb with·al \ wi-ˈt͟hȯl , -ˈthȯl \

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 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


2

withal

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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