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hither

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adverb hith·er \ˈhi-thər\

Simple Definition of hither

  • : to this place

Full Definition of hither

  1. :  to this place

Origin of hither

Middle English hider, hither, from Old English hider; akin to Gothic hidre hither, Latin citra on this side — more at he


First Known Use: before 12th century


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hither

adjective hith·er

Definition of hither

  1. :  being on the near or adjacent side



Examples of hither

  1. <we began to explore the hither bank while our companions crossed the creek to explore the yonder bank>



14th Century

First Known Use of hither

14th century



HITHER Defined for Kids

hither

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adverb hith·er \ˈhi-thər\

Definition of hither

  1. :  to this place <Come hither.>





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