What does without mean?

Definitions for without
wɪðˈaʊt, wɪθ-with·out

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word without.

Wiktionary

  1. without(Adverb)

    outside, externally

  2. without(Adverb)

    Lacking something.

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

  3. without(Conjunction)

    Unless, except (introducing a clause).

  4. without(Preposition)

    Outside of, beyond

  5. without(Preposition)

    Not having, containing, characteristic of, etc..

  6. Origin: From Late wiþutan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Without

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

  2. Without

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

  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

  4. Without

    unless; except; -- introducing a clause

  5. Without(adverb)

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

  6. Without(adverb)

    outside of the house; out of doors

  7. Origin: [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.]

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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michelle Poler:

    100 days without fear.

  2. Italian Proverb:

    Love rules without rules.

  3. Hofni Samuel:

    When in doubt, do without.

  4. Aristotle:

    Law is mind without reason.

  5. Ismail:

    No text without inspiration

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