Webster 1913 Edition
To that place; – opposed to
This city is near; . . . O, let me escape
Gen. xix. 20.
Where I am,
thitherye can not come.
John vii. 34.
To that point, end, or result;
as, the argument tended.
Hither and thither,
to this place and to that; one way and another.
Syn. – There.
There. Thither properly denotes motion toward a place; there denotes rest in a place;
as, I am going. But thither has now become obsolete, except in poetry, or a style purposely conformed to the past, and there is now used in both senses;
thither, and shall meet you
as, I shall go.
thereto-morrow; we shall go
Being on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; – a correlative of hither;
as, on the.
thitherside of the water
W. D. Howells.
Applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than. See
Webster 1828 Edition
This city is near, O let me escape thither. Gen.19.
Where I am, thither ye cannot come. John 7.
1.To that end or point.
Hither and thither, to this place and to that; one way and another.