Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. To some indeterminate place; to some place or other; to somewhere

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. To some indeterminate place; to some place or other.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To some place or other.

Etymologies

From some +‎ whither (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As she drew nigher yet, she saw that there were folk on the walls of it, and they seemed to see her, for a horn was winded from the battlement, and folk were running together to somewhither.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • So came they, three hours after noon, to where was a clearing in the woodland, and a long narrow plain some furlong over lay before them, with a river running along it, and the wood rose on the other side high and thick, so that the said plain looked even as a wide green highway leading from somewhence to somewhither.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Said Habundia: Well now, that she wendeth somewhither in this ferry I wot; but as I wot not whither, so also I know not what she doth with the Sending Boat to make it obey her; whereas, though I know all things of the wood, I know but little of the lake.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • The pickets were now all brought in hastily, and the detachment began its march, leaving, I remember, one stark form propped against the church wall, with staring eyeballs fixed, and soul wandered somewhither.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 27, January, 1860

  • Life insisted that he must move -- whither he chose, of course, but somewhither.

    Anthony Lyveden

  • All mortal women either loved some other man, and went with him somewhither beyond the area of your daily life, and so, in time were forgotten; or, else, they loved you, and laid bare to you their minds and bodies -- and neither of these possessions ever proved so remarkable, when calmly viewed, as to justify continued infatuation therewith.

    The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions

  • Nevertheless so much has become evident to every one, that this wondrous Mankind is advancing somewhither; that at least all human things are, have been and forever will be, in Movement and Change; —as, indeed, for beings that exist in Time, by virtue of Time, and are made of Time, might have been long since understood.

    Paras. 40-58

  • Lanyard began again to swim, flailing the water with frantic arms as if to win somewhither by the very violence of his efforts.

    The False Faces Further Adventures from the History of the Lone Wolf

  • Down the hill-side I staggered, driven by the impulse to fly somewhither, but about half way down was startled afresh by a shrill pattering like musical hail, and the next moment saw the entire palace rush with the jangling clatter of

    The Purple Cloud

  • One was too busy to keep notes of what went on in those days and I am not sure of exact dates, but I think that it was on the 6th of August that a wire, which seemed on the face of it to be trustworthy, came to hand from a German port, to the effect that transports and troops were being collected there to convey a military force somewhither.

    Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918

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