- Whither is defined to means the place or state to which you are referring.
If you don't know what place you are going to, this is an example of when you don't know whither you should go.
Origin of whitherMiddle English whider ; from Old English hwider: see what and amp; hither
- to which place, point, condition, result, etc.: used relatively: the island whither we drifted
- to whatever place, point, condition, result, etc.; wherever: let them go whither they will
- To which specified place or position: landed on the shores whither the storm had tossed them.
- To whatever place, result, or condition: “Whither thou goest, I will go” (Ruth 1:16).
Origin of whitherMiddle English, from Old English hwider; see kwo- in Indo-European roots.
- (literary or archaic) To which place.
- (literary or archaic) To which place
(third-person singular simple present whithers, present participle whithering, simple past and past participle whithered)
- (intransitive, obsolete, dialectal) To wuther.
From Old English hwæder.