- 1In addition; as a further factor or consideration: the whole is light and portable, and ornamental withalMore example sentences
- But he was a magnificent all-round fieldsman withal.
- Srinath is a South Indian, rice-eating vegetarian - and withal, a world-class fast bowler.
- Thou art the source of light and withal my own true self.
- 1.1All the same; nevertheless (used when adding something that contrasts with a previous comment): she gave him a grateful smile, but rueful withalMore example sentences
- For what are idols but what the same Scripture describes in these words: ‘Eyes have they, and they do not see,’ and whatever else may be said of substances however skillfully carved into shape, but withal lacking life and sense?
- All this having been true to Burbank, if I caught his thought correctly, the great scientist's tolerant, yet withal inflexible, attitude toward those who were disparaging and excoriating him is entirely understandable.
- It would be splendid for his woodblock-cutting methods - the stone upon stone, its grim severity and grace withal.
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Middle English: originally as with all.
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