Without

Definition of Without

With`out´
prep.1.
1.On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
Without the gate
Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein.
- Dryden.
2.Out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond.
Eternity, before the world and after, is without our reach.
- T. Burnet.
3.Not with; otherwise than with; in absence of, separation from, or destitution of; not with use or employment of; independently of; exclusively of; with omission; as, without labor; without damage.
I wolde it do withouten negligence.
- Chaucer.
Wise men will do it without a law.
- Bacon.
Without the separation of the two monarchies, the most advantageous terms . . . must end in our destruction.
- Addison.
There is no living with thee nor without thee.
- Tatler.
To do without
See under Do.
Without day
without the appointment of a day to appear or assemble again; finally; as, the Fortieth Congress then adjourned without day.
Without recourse
See under Recourse.
conj.1.Unless; except; - introducing a clause.
You will never live to my age without you keep yourselves in breath with exercise, and in heart with joyfulness.
- Sir P. Sidney.
adv.1.On or art the outside; not on the inside; not within; outwardly; externally.
Without were fightings, within were fears.
- 2 Cor. vii. 5.
2.Outside of the house; out of doors.
The people came unto the house without.
- Chaucer.

Related Words

after, apparently, aside from, bar, barring, beside, besides, but, discounting, empty of, ex, except, except for, excepting, exception taken of, excluding, exclusive of, exteriorly, externally, free of, from, lacking, leaving out, less, let alone, minus, not counting, off, omitting, on the outside, on the surface, open, open air, openly, out, out of doors, out-of-doors, outside, outside of, outwardly, outwards, past, precluding, publically, sans, save, save and except, saving, superficially, than, to all appearances, unless, void of, wanting
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