thither
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈðɪðəɹ/, /ˈθɪðəɹ/
Adverb

thither (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly, literary or legal, dated) To that place.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Genesis 19:20 ↗:
      Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 12, The Cyclops:
      And there rises a shining palace whose crystal glittering roof is seen by mariners who traverse the extensive sea in barks built expressly for that purpose, and thither come all herds and fatlings and firstfruits of that land for O'Connell Fitzsimon takes toll of them, a chieftain descended from chieftains.
  2. (dated) To that point, end, or result.
    The argument tended thither.
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thither (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) The farther, the other and more distant.
    the thither side of life, that is to say, afterlife
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