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Definitions for thither
ˈθɪð ər, ˈðɪð-; -wərdthith·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. there, thitheradverb

    to or toward that place; away from the speaker

    "go there around noon!"


  1. thitheradverb

    To that place.

  2. Etymology: From þider.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thitheradverb

    Etymology: þiðer , Saxon.

    We’re coming thither. William Shakespeare.

    When, like a bridegroom from the East, the sun
    Sets forth; he thither, whence he came, doth run. John Denham.

    There Phœnix and Ulysses watch the prey;
    And thither all the wealth of Troy convey. Dryden.


  1. thither

    Thither is an adverb that refers to the process or action of moving or traveling towards a specified place or direction. It refers to movement toward a point of reference, usually away from the speaker's position. It is a somewhat archaic and literary word and is not often used in everyday conversational English.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thitheradverb

    to that place; -- opposed to hither

  2. Thitheradverb

    to that point, end, or result; as, the argument tended thither

  3. Thitheradjective

    being on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; -- a correlative of hither; as, on the thither side of the water

  4. Thitheradjective

    applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than. See Hither, a

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thither

    thith′ėr, adv. to that place: to that end or result.—adv. Thith′erward, toward that place. [A.S. ðider.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thither in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thither in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of thither in a Sentence

  1. Mickey Mehta:

    We run hither thither fine tuning different aspects of life and spread ourselves thin. Fine tune with your inner being, the source of all and you will fine tune in entirety. Let total tuning be instantised, shut your eyes, breathe and get MickeyMized.

  2. Omar Khayyám:

    Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and days where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates and slays, and one by one back in the Closet lays.

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