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hither

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adverb hith·er \ˈhi-thər\

Definition of hither

  1. :  to this place

Origin and Etymology of hither

Middle English hider, hither, from Old English hider; akin to Goth 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 in a Sentence

  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 English Language Learners

hither

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adverb

Definition of hither for English Language Learners

  • : to this place


HITHER Defined for Kids

hither

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adverb hith·er \ˈhi-thər\

Definition of hither for Students

  1. :  to this place Come hither.



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