Wherewithal

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Wherewithal Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the necessary means (especially financial means)
  • out of, or by means of which; "tools wherewith to scrape the windshield of my car"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the necessary means (especially financial means)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Wherewithal'


  • Wherewithal:
  • I Got the Wherewithal: "I Got the Wherewithal" is a song recorded by British group Theaudience , released as the group's debut single on 27 October 1997. ...

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  • How big a threat does Islamic State pose to the US homeland?
    When Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned last month that the Islamic State (IS) is an “imminent” threat to the United States, a number of lawmakers and analysts seized upon that claim. “This is really the first group that has the wherewithal in terms of financing” to potentially strike on US soil, said Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) of California, who chairs t Read more on this news related to 'Wherewithal'
  • First Cup: Wednesday
    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A month ago, Ferry was regarded as the best thing the Hawks had going for them. He’d remade the team in the Spurs’ image and hired Budenholzer, who could be the NBA’s next great coach. He’d built a competitive team without overspending to do it, and he’d positioned the Hawks to have the financial wherewit Read more on this news related to 'Wherewithal'
  • We still need to talk about SMEs
    The economy is clearly revving up for growth, but can the rebound really be sustained if one of its key motors, the country’s indigenous enterprises, lack the financial wherewithal to allow them to partake in the expansion both at home and abroad? Read more on this news related to 'Wherewithal'

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