American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In addition; besides: "And, withal, a wider publicity was given to thought-provoking ideas” ( Holbrook Jackson).
- adv. Despite that; nevertheless.
- adv. Archaic Therewith.
- prep. Archaic With. Used after its object at the end of a sentence or clause.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With all; moreover; likewise; in addition; at the same time; besides; also; as well.
- An emphatic form of with, used after the object (usually a relative) at the end of a sentence or clause.
- prep. archaic Synonym for with, appearing at the end of a clause or sentence, after the object.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. obsolete With this; with that.
- adv. Archaic Together with this; likewise; at the same time; in addition; also.
- prep. obsolete With; -- put after its object, at the end of sentence or clause in which it stands.
- adv. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
- adv. together with this
- Middle English : with, with; see with + al, all; see all. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“There are dreadful little booths beside the path, for the sale of photographs and _immortelles_ -- I don't know what one is to do with the immortelles -- where you are offered a brush dipped in tar to write your name withal on the rocks.”
“And great gifts to the earl of Lyngi and a word withal he sent,”
“But before both the Bird - and Worm-men began their journey, the Empress commanded the Bearmen to view through their Telescopes what Towns and Cities those were that would not submit; and having a full information thereof, she instructed the Bird - and Bear-men what Towns they should begin withal; in the mean while she sent to all the Princes and soveraigns of those Nations, to let them know that she would give them a proof of her Power, and check their Obstinacies by burning some of their smaller Towns; and if they continued still in their Obstinate Resolutions, that she would convert their smaller Loss into a Total Ruin. she also commanded her Bird-men to make their flight at night, lest they be perceived.”
“And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:”
“O ay, easily to be spoken withal, that is, as easily as his infirmity will permit.”
“The plain even at an early hour reeked with vapours distilled by the fires of the Samum: about noon, however, the air became cloudy, and nothing of colour remained, save that milky white haze, dull, but glaring withal, which is the prevailing day-tint in these regions.”
“And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized: but to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.”
“And Jesus said unto them, "Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized: but to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.”
“There, for sixpence, they have an entertainment which is quite satisfying to their modest temperaments and one, withal, which is quite suitable to Miss Twelve Years Old; for Father and Mother are”
“Thereupon the first style of greeting was conceded to him; he forthwith folded his arms on his breast, looked upward, and with such a droll expression withal, that it was quite plain that no hidden meaning in it had as yet occurred to him.”
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