Definitions for WITHwɪθ, wɪð
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
accompanied by; accompanying:
I will go with you.
in some particular relation to (esp. implying interaction, company, association, conjunction, or connection):
I dealt with the problem. She agreed with me.
characterized by or having:
a person with initiative.
by the use of as a means or instrument; using:
cut with a knife.
in a manner using or showing:
to work with diligence.
in correspondence, comparison, or proportion to:
How does their plan compare with ours?
in regard to:
to be pleased with a gift.
to shake with fear.
in the region, sphere, or view of:
It is day with us while it is night with the Chinese.
to part with a thing.
against, as in opposition or competition:
Don't fight with your brother.
in the keeping or service of:
to leave something with a friend.
in affecting the judgment, estimation, or consideration of:
Her argument carried a lot of weight with the trustees.
at the same time as or immediately after; upon:
And with that last remark, she turned and left.
of the same opinion or conviction as:
Are you with me on this issue?
in proximity to or in the same household as:
He lives with his parents.
(used as a function word to specify an additional circumstance or condition):
We climbed the hill, with Jeff following behind.
Category: Function Word
Idioms for with:
with it, aware of and participating in up-to-date trends.
Category: Idiom, Status (usage)
Origin of with:
bef. 900; ME, OE: opposite, against (c. ON vith), appar. short var. of OE wither against, c. OS withar, OHG widar, ON vithr, Go withra
a combining form of with , having a separative or opposing force:
Origin of with-:
ME, OE. See with
He picked a fight with the class bully.
in the company of; alongside, along side of; close to; near to:
He went with his friends.
in addition to; as an accessory to:
She owns a motorcycle with a sidecar.
in support of:
We are with you all the way.
To denote the accomplishment of cause, means, instrument, etc; u2013 sometimes equivalent to by.
slain with robbers
as an instrument; by means of
cut with a knife
as nourishment, more recently replaced by on
Origin: From with, from wiþ, a shortened form of wiþer, from wiþr-, from wi-tero-; from wi. Cognate with German and , Dutch , ved, vid. In Middle English, the word shifted to denote association rather than opposition, displacing mid, from mid. Cognate to Old-Frisian , Modern Frisian , Dutch and German .
with denotes or expresses some situation or relation of nearness, proximity, association, connection, or the like
to denote a close or direct relation of opposition or hostility; -- equivalent to against
to denote association in respect of situation or environment; hence, among; in the company of
to denote a connection of friendship, support, alliance, assistance, countenance, etc.; hence, on the side of
to denote the accomplishment of cause, means, instrument, etc; -- sometimes equivalent to by
to denote association in thought, as for comparison or contrast
to denote simultaneous happening, or immediate succession or consequence
to denote having as a possession or an appendage; as, the firmament with its stars; a bride with a large fortune
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Translations for WITH
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in the company of; beside; among; including
I was walking with my father; Do they enjoy playing with each other?; He used to play football with the Arsenal team; Put this book with the others.
- met, byAfrikaans
- comPortuguese (BR)
- s, kCzech
- med; sammen medDanish
- με, μαζί μεGreek
- עִם, אִיתִי, אִיתוֹ...Hebrew
- sa, uzCroatian
- -val, -velHungarian
- …과 같이(더불어)Korean
- bersama; denganMalay
- met, bij, onderDutch
- med, påNorwegian
- (razem) zPolish
- سره (لكه دده سره)، په مقايسه كې، برابرPashto
- (вместе) сRussian
- s, so, kSlovak
- s, zSlovenian
- med, tillsammans medSwedish
- ile, ...-le, beraber, birlikteTurkish
- 和...一起Chinese (Trad.)
- 和...一起Chinese (Simp.)
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