- Wherewithal is defined as whatever is necessary to get something done.
An example of wherewithal are the necessities for a superior education such as money, motivation and time.
wherewithal definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
that with which something can be done; necessary means, esp. money: usually with the: the wherewithal to continue one's education
wherewithal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The necessary means, especially financial means: didn't have the wherewithal to survive an economic downturn.conjunction