3. To denote a connection of friendship, support, alliance, assistance, countenance, etc.; hence, on the side of.

Fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee.
Gen. xxvi. 24.

4. To denote the accomplishment of cause, means, instrument, etc; — sometimes equivalent to by.

That with these fowls I be all to-rent.

Thou wilt be like a lover presently,
And tire the hearer with a book of words.

[He] entertained a coffeehouse with the following narrative.

With receiving your friends within and amusing them without, you lead a good, pleasant, bustling life of it.

5. To denote association in thought, as for comparison or contrast.

Can blazing carbuncles with her compare.

6. To denote simultaneous happening, or immediate succession or consequence.

With that she told me . . . that she would hide no truth from me.
Sir P. Sidney.

With her they flourished, and with her they die.

With this he pointed to his face.

7. To denote having as a possession or an appendage; as, the firmament with its stars; a bride with a large fortune. "A maid with clean hands." Shak.

With and by are closely allied in many of their uses, and it is not easy to lay down a rule by which to distinguish their uses. See the Note under By.

(With*al") adv. [With + all.]

1. With this; with that. [Obs.]

He will scarce be pleased withal.

2. Together with this; likewise; at the same time; in addition; also. [Archaic]

Fy on possession
But if a man be virtuous withal.

If you choose that, then I am yours withal.

How modest in exception, and withal
How terrible in constant resolution.

(With*al"), prep. With; — put after its object, at the end of sentence or clause in which it stands. [Obs.]

This diamond he greets your wife withal.

Whatsoever uncleanness it be that a man shall be defiled withal.
Lev. v. 3.

(With"am*ite) n. [From its discoverer, H. Witham.] (Min.) A variety of epidote, of a reddish color, found in Scotland.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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