Definition of


  1. (adv, all) to or toward that place; away from the speaker

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Synonyms of Thither


Origin of the word Thither

  1. O.E. ?ider "to or toward that place," altered (by infl. of its opposite hider) of earlier ??der "to that place," from P.Gmc. *thadra- (cf. O.N. ?a?ra "there"), from *tha (see that) + PIE suffix denoting motion toward (cf. Goth. -dre, Skt. -tra). The medial -th- developed in M.E. but was rare before 1525 (cf. gather,… more

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