with

with
/with, widh/, prep.
1. accompanied by; accompanying: I will go with you. He fought with his brother against the enemy.
2. in some particular relation to (esp. implying interaction, company, association, conjunction, or connection): I dealt with the problem. She agreed with me.
3. characterized by or having: a person with initiative.
4. (of means or instrument) by the use of; using: to line a coat with silk; to cut with a knife.
5. (of manner) using or showing: to work with diligence.
6. in correspondence, comparison, or proportion to: Their power increased with their number. How does their plan compare with ours?
7. in regard to: to be pleased with a gift.
8. (of cause) owing to: to die with pneumonia; to pale with fear.
9. in the region, sphere, or view of: It is day with us while it is night with the Chinese.
10. (of separation) from: to part with a thing.
11. against, as in opposition or competition: He fought with his brother over the inheritance.
12. in the keeping or service of: to leave something with a friend.
13. in affecting the judgment, estimation, or consideration of: Her argument carried a lot of weight with the trustees.
14. at the same time as or immediately after; upon: And with that last remark, she turned and left.
15. of the same opinion or conviction as: Are you with me or against me?
16. in proximity to or in the same household as: He lives with his parents.
17. (used as a function word to specify an additional circumstance or condition): We climbed the hill, with Jeff following behind.
18. in with. See in (def. 22).
19. with child, pregnant.
20. with it, Slang.
a. knowledgeable about, sympathetic to, or partaking of the most up-to-date trends, fashions, art, etc.
b. representing or characterized by the most up-to-date trends, fashions, art, etc.
21. with that. See that (def. 10).
[bef. 900; ME, OE: opposite, against (c. ON vith), appar. short var. of OE wither against; c. OS withar, OHG widar, ON vithr, Goth withra]
Syn. 4. See by.

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