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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

withal Synonyms

Related Words

after all, anyhow, regardless;

Phrases

all the same (or just the same), at the same time;


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withal

preposition

Definition of withal

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

First Known Use of withal

14th century

in the meaning defined above

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