Monday, April 5, 2010

word of the day :: wherewithal

[hwair-with-awl, -with-, wair-]

1. that with which to do something; means or supplies for the purpose or need, esp. money: the wherewithal to pay my rent.

2. by means of which; out of which.
3. Archaic. wherewith.


1525-35; where + withal
"I have the wherewithal to challenge myself for my entire life. That's a great gift."
 :: Twyla Tharp ::
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