EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English withal, withalle; equivalent to with +‎ all, used in place of earlier Old English mid ealle.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /wɪˈðɔːl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /wɪˈðɑl/, /wɪˈðɔl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːl
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PostpositionEdit

withal

  1. (archaic) Synonym for with, appearing at the end of a clause or sentence, after the object.

AdverbEdit

withal (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) All things considered; nevertheless; besides.
    Synonyms: even so; see also Thesaurus:nevertheless
  2. (obsolete) With this; with that.