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  1. whither(Verb)

    To wuther.

  2. whither(Adverb)

    To which place.

  3. whither(Conjunction)

    To which place

  4. Origin: From hwæder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whither(adverb)

    to what place; -- used interrogatively; as, whither goest thou?

  2. Whither(adverb)

    to what or which place; -- used relatively

  3. Whither(adverb)

    to what point, degree, end, conclusion, or design; whereunto; whereto; -- used in a sense not physical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Whither

    hwith′ėr, adv. to what place? to which place: to what: whithersoever.—adv. Whithersoev′er, to whatever place.—No whither, to no place. [A.S. hwider, from the stem of who. Cf. Thither, There.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whither in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whither in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    Few can foresee whither their road will lead them, till they come to its end.

  2. Thornton:

    My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate--that's my philosophy.

  3. Thornton Wilder:

    My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate -- that's my philosophy.

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  • προς τα πουGreek

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