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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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How to say without in sign language?

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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. Judge Thomas Ingram:

    Queen replaced Freddie Mercury, and your band is touring without you now.

  2. Erika Enriquez:

    The bit of income that we have from them helps, but without it, only God knows.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    Because the countries bordering round the Mediterranean -- they do not want these people no matter what the cost. what is this policy about? This is imposing its standards without taking into consideration historic, religious, national and cultural specifics of these regions.

  4. Peter Guralnick:

    In many ways, (to Phillips,) a flawless record was a record without soul.

  5. Mario Mariniello:

    All in all, both parties have an interest in finding an agreement that would address the concerns without entering a long fight in court, hence probably the odds are still in favour of a settlement, but I guess no options should be excluded at this stage.

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