What does without mean?

Definitions for without
wɪðˈaʊt, wɪθ-with·out

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Wiktionary

  1. without(Adverb)

    outside, externally

    Etymology: From Late wiþutan.

  2. without(Adverb)

    Lacking something.

    Being from a large, poor family, he learned to live without.

    Etymology: From Late wiþutan.

  3. without(Conjunction)

    Unless, except (introducing a clause).

    Etymology: From Late wiþutan.

  4. without(Preposition)

    Outside of, beyond

    Etymology: From Late wiþutan.

  5. without(Preposition)

    Not having, containing, characteristic of, etc..

    Etymology: From Late wiþutan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Without

    on or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors

    Etymology: [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. witan; wi with, against, toward + tan outside, fr. t out. See With, prep., Out.]

  2. Without

    out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond

    Etymology: [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. witan; wi with, against, toward + tan outside, fr. t out. See With, prep., Out.]

  3. Without

    not with; otherwise than with; in absence of, separation from, or destitution of; not with use or employment of; independently of; exclusively of; with omission; as, without labor; without damage

    Etymology: [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. witan; wi with, against, toward + tan outside, fr. t out. See With, prep., Out.]

  4. Without

    unless; except; -- introducing a clause

    Etymology: [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. witan; wi with, against, toward + tan outside, fr. t out. See With, prep., Out.]

  5. Without(adverb)

    on or art the outside; not on the inside; not within; outwardly; externally

    Etymology: [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. witan; wi with, against, toward + tan outside, fr. t out. See With, prep., Out.]

  6. Without(adverb)

    outside of the house; out of doors

    Etymology: [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. witan; wi with, against, toward + tan outside, fr. t out. See With, prep., Out.]

Freebase

  1. Without

    "Without" is the debut single from half-English, half-Italian solo singer Jack Savoretti taken from his debut album, Between the Minds. "Without" was the first release on De Angelis Records, the label set up by Anne Barrett. The track went onto the Radio 2 B list on the same day that Jack played his media showcase at the prestigious London club Ronnie Scott’s. It spent a total of two weeks in the UK Singles Chart, debuting at number 90 then falling to 180 a week later.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Without

    with-owt′, prep. outside or out of: beyond: not with: in absence of: not having: except: all but.—adv. on the outside: out of doors.—conj. except.—adj. Without′-door (Shak.), being out of doors.—prep. Without′en (Spens.), without.—Without book, on no authority; Without distinction, indiscriminately.—From without, from the outside. [A.S. wiðútanwið, against, útan, outside.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. without

    Outside, as, studding-sail without studding-sail; or, without board, outside a ship.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'without' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #167

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'without' in Written Corpus Frequency: #408

How to pronounce without?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of without in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of without in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of without in a Sentence

  1. Brock Wagner:

    We still had Prohibition marketing laws [in Texas] when we opened in 1994, you couldn't have a pre-arranged promotion at a bar or restaurant. You could have a promotion, but you couldn’t tell anyone you were going to have it. It was like throwing a party without inviting anyone.

  2. Lina Hidalgo:

    We made history in Harris County on November 6 by electing a talented group of individuals who reflect the people and communities we serve, that would not have been possible without the support of the residents of Harris County.

  3. Brad Fischetti:

    Brad Devin asked me to give you this update without Brad Devin because, frankly, Brad Devin's just not feeling very well, but, Brad Devin asked me to send you Brad Devin love and gratitude for all the love and prayers you guys have sent Brad Devin way.

  4. Sydney J. Harris:

    The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face.

  5. Rush Limbaugh:

    I wish I didn't have to tell you this, and I thought about not trying to tell anybody, I thought about trying to do this without anybody knowing, because I don't like making things about me.

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