wherewith

where·with

 (wâr′wĭth′, -wĭth′, hwâr′-)
pron.
The thing or things with which.
conj.
By means of which.
adv. Obsolete
With what or which.

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
with what?
sentence connector
with or after that; whereupon

where•with

(ʰwɛərˈwɪθ, -ˈwɪð, wɛər-)

adv., conj.
1. with which; by means of which.
2. Archaic.
a. with what?
b. because of which; by reason of which.
c. whereupon; at which.
pron.
3. Archaic. that by which; that with which.
[1150–1200]
Translations

wherewith

[wɛəˈwɪθ] ADV (frm or liter) → con lo cual

wherewith

adv (obs)womit, mit dem/der
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
And if the worst comes to the worst, there is always that story of my First Love wherewith to fill the time.
In the circus of to-day the melancholy ghost of the court fool effects the dejection of humbler audiences with the same jests wherewith in life he gloomed the marble hall, panged the patrician sense of humor and tapped the tank of royal tears.
Meantime the master looked to see what the table was properly laid, and took the great knife, wherewith he was going to carve the chickens, and sharpened it on the steps.
The people wherewith you plant ought to be gardeners, ploughmen, laborers, smiths, carpenters, joiners, fishermen, fowlers, with some few apothecaries, surgeons, cooks, and bakers.
"At least," he said to himself, "I shall there have a firebrand of joy wherewith to warm myself, and I can sup on some crumbs of the three great armorial bearings of royal sugar which have been erected on the public refreshment-stall of the city.
He believeth always in that wherewith he maketh believe most strongly--in HIMSELF!
Therefore, in hopes to defray some of the charges he must be at, he bought a sloop, loaded it with several sorts of goods, wherewith the Tonquinese usually trade to the neighbouring islands, and putting fourteen men on board, whereof three were of the country, he appointed me master of the sloop, and gave me power to traffic, while he transacted his affairs at Tonquin.
Nor were their ornaments like those in use to-day, set off by Tyrian purple, and silk tortured in endless fashions, but the wreathed leaves of the green dock and ivy, wherewith they went as bravely and becomingly decked as our Court dames with all the rare and far-fetched artifices that idle curiosity has taught them.
The northeast wind was keen and cutting; they had nothing wherewith to make a fire, but a scanty growth of sage, or wormwood, and were fain to wrap themselves up in their blankets, and huddle themselves in their "nests," at an early hour.
Where, oh, where were all the gracious and graceful speeches wherewith, in imagination, she had been wont to dismiss rejected suitors?
For I feel it, I feel it--infinite love is suffering too--yea, in the fulness of knowledge it suffers, it yearns, it mourns; and that is a blind self-seeking which wants to be freed from the sorrow wherewith the whole creation groaneth and travaileth.
Once a begging friar came limping along in a brown habit, imploring in a most dolorous voice to give him a single groat to buy bread wherewith to save himself from impending death.