The neccesary means, often the financial means.
Fry- I'm pretty sure I didn't do it; I just don't have the wherewithall to defend myself.
od uživatele Grant P 06. Březen 2007
See wherewithal (in any standard dictionary)
I didn't have the wherewithall (sic) to pay for dinner.
od uživatele b0mbrman 04. Listopad 2007