Whither meaning

wĭth'ər, hwĭth'-
To what place, result, or condition.

Whither are we wandering?

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To which specified place or position.

Landed on the shores whither the storm had tossed them.

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To whatever place, result, or condition.
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To what place, point, condition, result, etc.? where?

Whither are we drifting?

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To which place, point, condition, result, etc.

The island whither we drifted.

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To whatever place, point, condition, result, etc.; wherever.

Let them go whither they will.

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(literary or archaic) To which place.
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(literary or archaic) To which place.
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(intransitive, obsolete, dialectal) To wuther.
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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.

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Origin of whither

  • Middle English from Old English hwider kwo- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old English hwæder.
    From Wiktionary