Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Withal'
Withal Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go" [syn: however, nevertheless, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding]
- together with this
- Withal \With*al"\, prep.
With; -- put after its object, at the end of sentence or
clause in which it stands. [Obs.]
This diamond he greets your wife withal. --Shak.
Whatsoever uncleanness it be that a man shall be
defiled withal. --Lev. v. 3.
- Withal \With*al"\, adv. [With + all.]
- With this; with that. [Obs.] He will scarce be pleased withal. --Shak.
- Together with this; likewise; at the same time; in addition; also. [Archaic] Fy on possession But if a man be virtuous withal. --Chaucer. If you choose that, then I am yours withal. --Shak. How modest in exception, and withal How terrible in constant resolution. --Shak.
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