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wherewith Line breaks: where|with
Pronunciation: /wɛːˈwɪð/

Definition of wherewith in English:

relative adverb

formal or , archaic
With or by which: the instrumental means wherewith the action is performed
More example sentences
  • He had been set with one foot in the stocks, which were of wood but bound with iron bands; and in this condition received from without an iron implement, wherewith he contrived to accomplish the most courageous deed upon record.
  • But if the Salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be salted?
  • Their topmost ranks take fire and vaporize or find some other form wherewith to be not of this world.

Words that rhyme with wherewith

forthwith, herewith, therewith, with
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