yonder

adverb
yon·​der | \ ˈyän-dər How to pronounce yonder (audio) \

Definition of yonder

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: at or in that indicated more or less distant place usually within sight

yonder

adjective

Definition of yonder (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : farther removed : more distant
2 : being at a distance within view or at a place or in a direction known or indicated

yonder

pronoun

Definition of yonder (Entry 3 of 3)

: something that is or is in an indicated more or less distant place

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Synonyms for yonder

Synonyms: Adverb

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Examples of yonder in a Sentence

Adverb We could see people gathering down yonder by the riverbank. look yonder and you'll see the skyline of the city

First Known Use of yonder

Adverb

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Pronoun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yonder

Adverb

Middle English, from yond + -er (as in hither)

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The first known use of yonder was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Yonder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yonder. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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yonder

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of yonder

old-fashioned + literary : at or in that place : over there

yonder

adverb
yon·​der | \ ˈyän-dər How to pronounce yonder (audio) \

Kids Definition of yonder

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: at or in that place Look yonder down the hill.

yonder

adjective

Kids Definition of yonder (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : more distant the yonder side of the hill
2 : being at a distance within view yonder hills

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