American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. To or toward that place; in that direction; there: running hither and thither.
- adj. Located or being on the more distant side; farther: the thither side of the pond.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To that place: opposed to hither.
- To that point, degree, or result; to that end.
- Being in that place or direction; hence, further; more remote; opposite: opposed to hither.
- To go thither.
- adv. dated To that place.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. To that place; -- opposed to
- adv. To that point, end, or result.
- adj. Being on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; -- a correlative of
- adj. Applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than. See Hither, a.
- adv. to or toward that place; away from the speaker
- From Old English þider. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English thider; see to- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“On the train thither and yon I read THE ETERNAL ROSE, which waaaaaaaaugh! wonderful! loved it! so happy to read it! yay!”
“Replied the Shaykh, “I hear and obey the bidding of the Commander of the Faithful; but know, O Emir, that the road thither is long and difficult and the ways few.””
“And bicause the moonkes of S. Augustine might not celebrate diuine seruice, she called thither commonlie the moonks of Christes church to say seruice before hir.”
“Rome before the knowledge of his call thither had reached him.”
“Westchester, and the road between Millbrook and Spotswood was, and is, the most direct route thither from the Dutch settlements.”
“Hardened and embittered by the selfish treasons that had beset his early boyhood, and which had forced him into manhood before his time, he came to England as one called thither by the late king's designation, and, therefore, the lawful heir.”
“Edith was very unwell — & when she recovered we were confined by bad weather — so that I saw little of the place. enough however not to like. the road from Winchester thither is remarkably beautiful; so much so as to make the New forest about Lyndhurst & Lymington appear comparatively uninteresting. here we are in a very different country.”
“I am called upon, my Lord, to go to the citadel, to see the going away of the ice; an object so new to me, that I cannot resist the curiosity I have to see it, though my going thither is attended with infinite difficulty.”
“To the law, and to the testimony (Isa.viii. 20), thither is the last appeal.”
“Those that would go to heaven must ascend thither from the house of sufferings and sorrow, must go by agonies to their joys.”
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