without etymology

English word without comes from Old English wiþūtan, and later Middle English withouten (Without.)

Detailed word origin of without

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
wiþūtan Old English (ang)
withouten Middle English (enm) Without.
without English (eng) (archaic, or, literary) Outside, externally.. Lacking something. (archaic, or, literary) Outside of, beyond.. Not doing or not having done something.. Not having, containing, characteristic of, etc. (archaic, otherwise, _, nonstandard) Unless, except (introducing a clause).