Definitions for wherewithalˈʰwɛər wɪðˌɔl, -wɪθ-, ˈwɛər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

where•with•alˈʰwɛər wɪðˌɔl, -wɪθ-, ˈwɛər-(n.)

  1. that with which to do something; means or supplies for the purpose or need, esp. money:

    the wherewithal to pay my rent.

  2. (adv.)by means of which; out of which.

  3. Archaic. wherewith.

  4. (pron.)wherewith.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wherewithal(noun)

    the necessary means (especially financial means)


  1. wherewithal(Noun)

    The ability and means required to accomplish some task.

  2. wherewithal(Adverb)

    In what way; how.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wherewithal



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