to or toward that place; there
Origin of thitherMiddle English thider ; from Old English ; from demonstrative base: see that
on or toward that side; farther
To or toward that place; in that direction; there: running hither and thither.
Located or being on the more distant side; farther: the thither side of the pond.
Origin of thitherMiddle English, from Old English thider; see to- in Indo-European roots.
- (chiefly literary or law, dated) To that place.
- (dated) To that point, end, or result.
- The argument tended thither.
From Old English þider.