Meaning of wherewithal

where•with•al

Pronunciation: (hwâr'wi-ôl", -with-, wâr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. that with which to do something; means or supplies for the purpose or need, esp. money: the wherewithal to pay my rent.
—adv.
  1. by means of which; out of which.
  2. wherewith.
—pron.
  1. wherewith.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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