withal

[ with-awl, with- ]
/ wɪðˈɔl, wɪθ- /

adverb

with it all; as well; besides.
in spite of all; nevertheless.
Archaic. with that; therewith.

preposition

with (used after its object).

Origin of withal

1150–1200; Middle English phrase with al(le); replacing Old English mid ealle, mid eallum. See with, all
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withal

/ (wɪˈðɔːl) /

adverb

literary as well; likewise
literary nevertheless
archaic therewith

preposition

(postpositive) an archaic word for with

Word Origin for withal

C12: from with + all
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Word Origin and History for withal

withal


adv.

"in addition," late 14c., from Middle English with alle (c.1200), superseding Old English mid ealle "wholly" (see with).

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