withal

adverb
with·al | \ wi-ˈt͟hȯl , -ˈthȯl \

Definition of withal 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

2 archaic : therewith sense 1

3 : on the other hand : nevertheless

withal

preposition

Definition of withal (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic

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

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Examples of withal in a Sentence

Adverb

a successful businessman and withal a major contributor to local charities a homely face that was withal rather compelling

First Known Use of withal

Adverb

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Preposition

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for withal

Adverb

Middle English, from with + all, al all

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The first known use of withal was in the 13th century

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