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without

preposition

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1 not having
  • spent two days without food

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2 out of the reach or sphere of
  • a goal without our grasp

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without

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of without (Entry 2 of 3)

as in out, outside

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without

noun

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The first known use of without was before the 12th century

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“Without.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/without. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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