Definitions for WITHwɪθ, wɪð
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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
Origin: [OE. with, AS. wi with, against; akin to AS. wier against, OFries. with, OS. wi, wiar, D. weder, wer (in comp.), G. wider against, wieder gain, OHG. widar again, against, Icel. vi against, with, by, at, Sw. vid at, by, Dan. ved, Goth. wipra against, Skr. vi asunder. Cf. Withdraw, Withers, Withstand.]
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