thither

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thith·er

 (thĭth′ər, thĭth′-)
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.

[Middle English, from Old English thider; see to- in Indo-European roots.]

thither

(ˈðɪðə) ,

thitherward

or

thitherwards

adv
obsolete or formal to or towards that place; in that direction: the flowers and music which attract people thither.
[Old English thider, variant of thæder, influenced by hider hither; related to Old Norse thathra there]

thith•er

(ˈθɪð ər, ˈðɪð-)

adv.
1. Also, thith•er•ward (-wərd) thith′er•wards. to or toward that place or point; there.
adj.
2. on the farther or other side.
[before 900; Middle English, variant of Middle English thider, Old English, alter. of thæder (i from hider hither); akin to Old Norse thathra there]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thither - to or toward that place; away from the speaker; "go there around noon!"
Translations
tien
sinne
tamo
oda
þangað
illuc
dit

thither

(o.f.) [ˈðɪðəʳ] ADVallá

thither

adv (old)dorthin, dahin ? hither

thither

[ˈðɪðəʳ] adv (old) (liter) → là, laggiù
References in classic literature ?
Thitherwards, stormier than the sea, stormeth our great longing
Webb is not absolutely certain about details concerning a meeting of priests to which the bishop's chancellor summoned Tyndale: "And whether he had knowledge by their threatening, or that he did suspect that they would lay to his charge, it is not now so perfectly in my mind, but thus he told me, that he doubted their aminations, so that he in his going thitherwards prayed in his mind heartily to God to strengthen him, to stand fast in the truth of his word.
They say that those (the seasons) that are directed hither-wards (that are coming) are the same as those directed thitherwards (that are going), and that those that are directed thitherwards are the same as those directed hither-wards (cf.