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Definition of Hither


  1. To this place; -- used with verbs signifying motion, and implying motion toward the speaker; correlate of hence and thither; as, to come or bring hither.
  2. To this point, source, conclusion, design, etc.; -- in a sense not physical.
  3. Being on the side next or toward the person speaking; nearer; -- correlate of thither and farther; as, on the hither side of a hill.
  4. Applied to time: On the hither side of, younger than; of fewer years than.

Hither Translations

hither in Afrikaans is hierheen
hither in Danish is hid, herhen
hither in Dutch is hierheen, hier
hither in German is hierher
hither in Hungarian is ide, erre
hither in Swedish is hit