wherewith

[hwair-with, -with, wair-]
adverb, conjunction
1.
Literary. with which; by means of which.
2.
Archaic.
a.
with what?
b.
because of which; by reason of which.
c.
whereupon; at which.
pronoun
3.
Archaic. that by which; that with which.
noun
4.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English wherwith. See where, with

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wherewith (wɛəˈwɪθ, -ˈwɪð)
 
pron
1.  (often foll by an infinitive) with or by which: the pen wherewith I am wont to write
2.  something with which: I have not wherewith to buy my bread
 
adv
3.  with what?
 
sentence connector
4.  with or after that; whereupon

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Example sentences
But he had no tongue wherewith to answer her, by reason of the severity of the flogging.
And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs.
They shall wash their hands before starting work and again after any interruption wherewith contamination of the hands occurs.
But there is no clear water wherewith to wash my face.
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