American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The necessary means, especially financial means: didn't have the wherewithal to survive an economic downturn.
- conj. Wherewith.
- pro. Wherewith.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as wherewith.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Wherewith.
- n. the necessary means (especially financial means)
“All which cautions of mine, which I think he deemed to be disdains, did inflame more his lascivious appetite (for this is the name wherewithal I entitle his affection towards me), which, had it been such as it ought, you had not known it now, for then the cause of revealing it had not befallen me.”
“: haply we shall find therein wherewithal to win the favour of the Commander of the Faithful.”
“ I answered her troubled and hastily, fearing I should not have the leisure to reply unto her, saying, Sweet lady, let thy works verify thy words; for if thou carriest a poniard to defend thy credit, I do here likewise bear a sword wherewithal I will defend thee, or kill myself, if fortune prove adverse and contrary.”
“He also says he has the "wherewithal" and "experience" to give Gray an edge in the fundraising battle.”
“Do you agree that countries like Poland, new members of NATO, have not been sufficiently given the kind of wherewithal to defend themselves in case of an attack?”
“Finally, we have witnessed the astounding effort of Soviet Russia to "come back" in the world's agricultural markets in order to get the "wherewithal" to carry out the Five Year Plan.”
“She seemed so helpful, for, besides having to interpret and see to the affairs of so many, she has to give lessons and earn the 'wherewithal' to keep her own house.”
“Globes Online said Radware as the "wherewithal" to make a deal because it has $137. 4-million in cash.”
“The economy is having a huge impact on people having the time and wherewithal to volunteer, says Jennifer Smith Turner, CEO of Girl Scouts of Connecticut, which has a waiting list of a few hundred girls because of a shortage of volunteer troop leaders.”
“You need someone in charge with common sense, but also with the organizational wherewithal to actually get something done.”
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