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without meaning

EN[wɪθˈaʊt]
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  • Without may refer to: "Without" (The X-Files), an episode in a late 20th-century television show "Without" (song) Without (film)
  • 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
          • I said, never clip a dog’s nails without a styptic pencil handy.
          • I trow you must excomunicate me, or els you must goe without their companie, or we shall wante no quareling; but let them pass.
          • I could do without the CEO coming today of all days. I've got enough problems as it is!
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Without the proper resources, the young manager drew on his imagination to solve the crisis.
          • Without any sinister suspicion of anything being added or adempt. - Hugh Latimer.
          • Without a diploma, he relies on spiff alone to climb the corporate ladder.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • During the Great Depression, she learned to do without.

      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.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adverbs
          • Conjunctions
            • Morphemes
              • Prefixes
                • Words by prefix
                  • Words prefixed with with-
              • Prepositions
              Difficultness: Level 1
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              Definiteness: Level 9
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