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Definition of Thither


  1. To that place; -- opposed to hither.
  2. To that point, end, or result; as, the argument tended thither.
  3. Being on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; -- a correlative of hither; as, on the thither side of the water.
  4. Applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than. See Hither, a.

Thither Quotations

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Home - that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings.
Lydia M. Child

It is a happy thing that there is no royal road to poetry. The world should know by this time that one cannot reach Parnassus except by flying thither.
Gerard Manley Hopkins

On my passage thither, I discovered nothing remarkable in the features of the country.
William Henry Ashley

I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already been to the Parliament House; and yet this is of most importance. For, had I seen nothing else in England but this, I should have thought my journey thither amply rewarded.
Karl Philipp Moritz
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Thither Translations

thither in Danish is did, derhen
thither in Dutch is daarheen
thither in Finnish is sinne
thither in German is dorthin
thither in Latin is illuc
thither in Spanish is aculla
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