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wherewithal Line breaks: where|withal
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛːwɪðɔːl/

Definition of wherewithal in English:


[usually with infinitive] (the wherewithal)
The money or other means needed for a particular purpose: they lacked the wherewithal to pay
More example sentences
  • They don't have the money or the wherewithal to want to slam him on environment.
  • All have the wherewithal to pay a premium for the quality of home life York offers.
  • A gusher of cash flow is giving businesses the wherewithal to increase their capital outlays.
means, ability, capability
informaldough, bread, loot, the ready, readies, shekels, moolah, the necessary, wad, boodle, dibs, gelt, ducats, rhino, gravy, scratch, stuff, oof
British informaldosh, brass, lolly, spondulicks, wonga, ackers
North American informaldinero, greenbacks, simoleons, bucks, jack, mazuma
Australian/New Zealand informalOscar
informal, , datedsplosh, green, tin
British datedl.s.d.
North American informal, , datedkale, rocks, shinplasters

Words that rhyme with wherewithal

all, appal (US appall), awl, Bacall, ball, bawl, befall, Bengal, brawl, call, caul, crawl, Donegal, drawl, drywall, enthral (US enthrall), fall, forestall, gall, Galle, Gaul, hall, haul, maul, miaul, miscall, Montreal, Naipaul, Nepal, orle, pall, Paul, pawl, Saul, schorl, scrawl, seawall, Senegal, shawl, small, sprawl, squall, stall, stonewall, tall, thrall, trawl, wall, waul, withal, yawl • therewithal

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