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Word of the Day 11/19/19 Thither

Thither (adverb, adjective)
thither [ thith -er, th ith - ]


adverb
1. Also thith·er·ward [thith -er-werd, th ith -] , thith·er·wards. to or toward that place or point; there.

adjective
2. on the farther or other side or in the direction away from the person speaking; farther; more remote.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH THITHER
hence, hither, thence, whence, whither, yon (see usage note at whence)

Origin: before 900; Middle English, variant of Middle English thider, Old English, alteration of thæder (i from hider hither); akin to Old Norse thathra there, Gothic thathro thence, Sanskrit tátra there, thither

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