from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The necessary means, especially financial means.
  • conjunction Wherewith.
  • pronoun Wherewith.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as wherewith.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Wherewith.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The ability and means required to accomplish some task.
  • adverb archaic In what way; how.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the necessary means (especially financial means)


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    September 14, 2010