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without

EN[wɪθˈaʊt] [wɪðˈaʊt]
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  • Without may refer to:
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  • Without (film)

    Definition of without in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore withoutSUPmost withoutPREwith-
    1. (archaic or literary) outside, externally.
      1. Lacking something.
        1. Being from a large, poor family, he learned to live without.
    2. Conjunction
      1. Unless, except (introducing a clause).
      2. Preposition
        1. (archaic or literary) Outside of, beyond.
          1. The snow was swirling without the cottage, but it was warm within. ‎
        2. Not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.
          1. It was a mistake to leave my house without a coat. ‎
        3. Not doing or not having done something.
          1. He likes to eat everything without sharing. ‎
          2. He shot without warning anyone. ‎
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Researchers assumed that there was no venom without a delivery system, and so they concluded that venomousness must be a highly derived trait seen in a relatively small fraction of all snake species.
          • 1611, Bible (KJV): Daniel 2:34 Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet [that were] of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
          • I never saw her without glasses before, so it threw me off when she got contact lenses.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Without a diploma, he relies on spiff alone to climb the corporate ladder.
          • Without any sinister suspicion of anything being added or adempt. - Hugh Latimer.
          • Without the proper resources, the young manager drew on his imagination to solve the crisis.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • During the Great Depression, she learned to do without.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adverbs
          • Conjunctions
            • Morphemes
              • Prefixes
                • Words by prefix
                  • Words prefixed with with-
              • Prepositions
              Related Links:
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              4. en without day
              5. en without fail
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of without for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "without" is an adverb. It's also a conjunction. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a preposition.
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