Yonder meaning

yŏndər
The definition of yonder is something that is farther away, or over there.

An example of yonder is the tractor that isn’t close by but is farther away by the barn; the yonder tractor.

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In or at that indicated place.

The house over yonder.

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Being at an indicated distance, usually within sight.

“Yonder hills,” he said, pointing.

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A distant place, usually within sight.
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Farther; more distant (with the)
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Being at a distance, but within, or as within, sight; that or those over there.
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At or in that place; over there.
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In a distant, indicated place; over there.

Whose home is that yonder?

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Distant but within sight.

Yonder peasant - who is he?

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Something that is distant but within sight.

Off we go, into the wild blue yonder, riding high into the sky.

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Origin of yonder

  • Middle English from yond yond yond

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, equivalent to yond (from Old English Ä¡eond) + -er, as in hither, thither. Cognate with Dutch ginder ('over there').

    From Wiktionary