noun[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.
money, ready money, cash, capital, finance(s), resources, funds, reserves; means, ability, capability
informal dough, bread, loot, the ready, readies, shekels, moolah, the necessary, wad, boodle, dibs, gelt, ducats, rhino, gravy, scratch, stuff, oof
Australian/New Zealand informal Oscar
informal , dated splosh, green, tin
British dated l.s.d.