DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

without meaning

EN[wɪθˈaʊt] [wɪðˈaʊt]
US
WWithout
  • Without may refer to:
  • "Without" (The X-Files), an episode in a late 20th-century television show
  • "Without" (song)
  • 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
          • Among the successful there were scarcely any of the head-working, white-handed class, but a number of hard-working, frugal men, who, landing without a penny,...
          • Data were searched with and without the MS2 processor node which deisotopes the MS2 spectra to the +1 charge state prior to searching.
          • The 29-year-old man received extended partial cystectomy and umbilectomy and survived at 17-month follow-up without local recurrence or metastasis.
        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:
              1. en withoute
              2. en withoutness
              3. en withoutside
              4. en without day
              5. en withoutforth
              Source: Wiktionary
               0 0

              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.
              Difficultness: Level 1
              12345678910
              Easy     ➨     Difficult
              Definiteness: Level 9
              12345678910
              Definite    ➨     Versatile