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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.]
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   1. On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without
      doors.
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            Without the gate
            Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   2. Out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond.
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            Eternity, before the world and after, is without our
            reach.                                --T. Burnet.
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   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.
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            I wolde it do withouten negligence.   --Chaucer.
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            Wise men will do it without a law.    --Bacon.
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            Without the separation of the two monarchies, the
            most advantageous terms . . . must end in our
            destruction.                          --Addison.
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            There is no living with thee nor without thee.
                                                  --Tatler.
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   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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Without \With*out"\, adv.
   1. On or art the outside; not on the inside; not within;
      outwardly; externally.
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            Without were fightings, within were fears. --2 Cor.
                                                  vii. 5.
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   2. Outside of the house; out of doors.
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            The people came unto the house without. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Without \With*out"\, conj.
   Unless; except; -- introducing a clause.
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         You will never live to my age without you keep
         yourselves in breath with exercise, and in heart with
         joyfulness.                              --Sir P.
                                                  Sidney.
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   Note: Now rarely used by good writers or speakers.
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