Wherewithal meaning

wâr'wĭth-ôl', -wĭth-, hwâr'-
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.

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The necessary means, especially financial means.

Didn't have the wherewithal to survive an economic downturn.

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That with which something can be done; necessary means, esp. money.

The wherewithal to continue one's education.

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(archaic) In what way; how.
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