Without day


Without day
Without With*out", prep. [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. wi[eth]?tan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + ?tan outside, fr. ?t out. See {With}, prep., {Out}.] [1913 Webster] 1. On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors. [1913 Webster]

Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond. [1913 Webster]

Eternity, before the world and after, is without our reach. --T. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

3. 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. [1913 Webster]

I wolde it do withouten negligence. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Wise men will do it without a law. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

Without the separation of the two monarchies, the most advantageous terms . . . must end in our destruction. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

There is no living with thee nor without thee. --Tatler. [1913 Webster]

{To do without}. See under {Do}.

{Without day} [a translation of L. sine die], without the appointment of a day to appear or assemble again; finally; as, the Fortieth Congress then adjourned without day.

{Without recourse}. See under {Recourse}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.