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Withought vs. Without: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Harlon Moss || By Janet White || Updated on March 13, 2024
"Withought" is a misspelling; the correct word is "Without," meaning lacking or not accompanied by.

Which is correct: Withought or Without

How to spell Without?

Withought is Incorrect

Without is Correct


Key Differences

Recall other 'out' words like "shout" or "about" to help with the ending.
Think of the opposite "within" to guide your spelling.
Remember it as "with" + "out" – no extra 'gh' in the middle.
Note: "ought" is a separate word; avoid adding it to "with".
If you're WITH someone, you're not OUTside; combine those thoughts: "without".

Correct usage of Without

He completed the project withought the necessary materials.
He completed the project without the necessary materials.
Can we go on vacation withought worrying about work?
Can we go on vacation without worrying about work?
I can't imagine living withought my best friend.
I can't imagine living without my best friend.
She tried to solve the problem withought any help.
She tried to solve the problem without any help.
She managed to bake the cake withought any sugar.
She managed to bake the cake without any sugar.

Without Definitions

In the absence of.
It's hard to imagine life without smartphones.
Not using or employing something.
He did it without help.
Not having or including something.
They went without food for days.
Outside or external.
She waited without the door.
On the outside
A sturdy structure within and without.
With something absent or lacking
Had to do without.
Not having; lacking
A family without a car.
Not accompanied by; in the absence of
Volunteered without hesitation.
Spoke without thinking.
At, on, to, or toward the outside or exterior of
Standing without the door.
An outer position, place, or area
A threat to security that came from without.
"You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (Mark Twain).
Outside, externally. This is still used in the names of some civil parishes in England, e.g. St Cuthbert Without.
Lacking something.
Being from a large, poor family, he learned to live without.
(euphemism) In prostitution: without a condom being worn.
Outside of, beyond.
Not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.
It was a mistake to leave my house without a coat.
Not doing or not having done something.
He likes to eat everything without sharing.
He shot without warning anyone.
Unless, except introducing a clause.
On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
Without the gateSome drive the cars, and some the coursers rein.
Out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond.
Eternity, before the world and after, is without our reach.
Not with; otherwise than with; in absence of, separation from, or destitution of; not with use or employment of; independently of; exclusively of; with omission; as, without labor; without damage.
I wolde it do withouten negligence.
Wise men will do it without a law.
Without the separation of the two monarchies, the most advantageous terms . . . must end in our destruction.
There is no living with thee nor without thee.
Unless; except; - introducing a clause.
You will never live to my age without you keep yourselves in breath with exercise, and in heart with joyfulness.
On or art the outside; not on the inside; not within; outwardly; externally.
Without were fightings, within were fears.
Outside of the house; out of doors.
The people came unto the house without.
Lacking a particular quality or aspect.
A cake without sugar.

Without Sentences

She went to the store without her wallet.
He decided to go hiking without a map.
She can't have her coffee without milk.
Can you do this math problem without a calculator?
He tried to assemble the furniture without instructions.
She felt lonely without her friends around.
The movie isn't the same without the original cast.
The team had to play without their captain.
They had to move forward without any guidance.
It's not safe to drive without seat belts.
He prefers his tea without sugar.
Can we make it through the day without arguing?
It's hard to imagine life without smartphones.
He walked out without saying goodbye.
The recipe calls for making the dish without any oil.
The book isn't complete without the final chapter.
He managed to fix the computer without any formal training.
The garden looks beautiful even without flowers.
She completed the marathon without stopping.
She found her way home without a GPS.
It feels empty here without you.
The sky looks strange without the moon.
She sang the song without any mistakes.
He went to bed without finishing his homework.
She felt free without her heavy backpack.


What is the root word of Without?

The components are "with" and "out", both of which are old in origin.

What is the verb form of Without?

"Without" is not a verb; hence, it doesn't have a verb form.

What is the pronunciation of Without?

It is pronounced as /wɪˈðaʊt/.

Which vowel is used before Without?

Typically, 'a' or 'the' can precede "without".

Is Without an adverb?

Yes, "without" can also be used as an adverb.

Is Without an abstract noun?

No, "without" is not an abstract noun.

What is the singular form of Without?

"Without" itself is singular.

What is the plural form of Without?

"Without" does not have a plural form as it is a preposition.

Why is it called Without?

The term "without" originates from Old English and means "outside" or "not within".

Which conjunction is used with Without?

Conjunctions aren't specifically tied to "without"; any could be used depending on the sentence structure.

Is the word Without imperative?

No, "without" is not imperative.

How many syllables are in Without?

There are two syllables in "without".

What is the opposite of Without?

The opposite is "with".

Which determiner is used with Without?

Determiners like "this", "that", "my", "his", etc. can be used before nouns that follow "without".

Which preposition is used with Without?

"Without" is itself a preposition.

Is Without a vowel or consonant?

"Without" is a word consisting of both vowels and consonants.

Is the Without term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically, but isn't inherently a metaphor.

What part of speech is Without?

"Without" is primarily a preposition and can also be an adverb.

What is another term for Without?

Another term could be "lacking".

What is the first form of Without?

"Without" is a preposition/adverb and doesn't have verb forms.

What is the second form of Without?

Not applicable, as "without" isn't a verb.

Is Without a negative or positive word?

"Without" is generally neutral but can have a negative connotation based on context.

Is Without a countable noun?

No, "without" is not a countable noun.

Is Without a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.

What is the stressed syllable in Without?

The second syllable, "out", is stressed.

Which article is used with Without?

"A" or "the" can be used before "without" depending on context.

Is Without a noun or adjective?

"Without" is primarily a preposition.

How do we divide Without into syllables?

It's divided as with-out.

What is the third form of Without?

Not applicable, as "without" isn't a verb.

How is Without used in a sentence?

"She went to the store without her wallet."
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