how to pronounce wither

wɪðɚ

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An example use of wither in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and so it would wither and die but what …”

meanings of wither

verb:

  1. To shrivel, droop or dry up, especially from lack of water.
  2. To make helpless due to emotion.
  3. To go against, resist; oppose.
  4. To lose vigour or power; to languish; to pass away.
  5. To cause to shrivel or dry up.
  6. To become helpless due to emotion.

noun:

  1. Singular of withers (“part of the back of a four-legged animal that is between the shoulder blades").

adverb:

  1. Against, in opposition to.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words that rhyme with wither

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