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without
without O.E. wiðutan, lit. "against the outside" (opposite of within), see WITH (Cf. with) + OUT (Cf. out). As a word expressing lack or want of something (opposite of with), attested from c.1200. In use by late 14c. as a conjunction, short for without that.

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  • Without — With*out , prep. [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. wi[eth]?tan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + ?tan outside, fr. ?t out. See {With}, prep., {Out}.] [1913 Webster] 1. On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Without — With*out , adv. 1. On or art the outside; not on the inside; not within; outwardly; externally. [1913 Webster] Without were fightings, within were fears. 2 Cor. vii. 5. [1913 Webster] 2. Outside of the house; out of doors. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Without — With*out , conj. Unless; except; introducing a clause. [1913 Webster] You will never live to my age without you keep yourselves in breath with exercise, and in heart with joyfulness. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] Note: Now rarely used by good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Without Me — Infobox Single Name = Without Me Artist = Eminem from Album = The Eminem Show Released = May 21, 2002 Format = CD Genre = Hip hop, Comedy rap Length = 4:50 Label = Aftermath/Interscope Writer = Eminem Producer = Eminem Certification = Chart… …   Wikipedia

  • Without — Infobox Single Name = Without Cover size = Caption = Artist = Jack Savoretti from Album = Between The Minds A side = Without B side = Apologies, Lay You Down, Weightless Released = 9 October 2006 Format = CD Recorded = Genre = Length = 4:40 Label …   Wikipedia

  • without — I. preposition Etymology: Middle English withoute, from Old English withūtan, from with + ūtan outside, from ūt out more at out Date: before 12th century 1. outside 2. used as a function word to indicate the absence or lack of something or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • without — See: DO WITHOUT or GO WITHOUT, MAKE BRICKS WITHOUT STRAW, RECKON WITHOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • without — See: DO WITHOUT or GO WITHOUT, MAKE BRICKS WITHOUT STRAW, RECKON WITHOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Without You (disambiguation) — Without You may refer to one of the following songs:* Without You (Lerner Loewe song), a 1956 song introduced by Julie Andrews in My Fair Lady * Without You, a 1970 Badfinger song that was a top 1972 hit for Nilsson and also a 1994 hit for Mariah …   Wikipedia

  • Without day — Without With*out , prep. [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. wi[eth]?tan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + ?tan outside, fr. ?t out. See {With}, prep., {Out}.] [1913 Webster] 1. On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Without recourse — Without With*out , prep. [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. wi[eth]?tan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + ?tan outside, fr. ?t out. See {With}, prep., {Out}.] [1913 Webster] 1. On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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