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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Thither  \Thith"er\,  a. 
  1.  Being  on  the  farther  side  from  the  person  speaking; 
  farther;  --  a  correlative  of  hither;  as  on  the  thither 
  side  of  the  water.  --W.  D.  Howells. 
  2.  Applied  to  time:  On  the  thither  side  of  older  than  of 
  more  years  than  See  {Hither},  a.  --Huxley. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Thither  \Thith"er\,  adv  [OE.  thider,  AS  [eth]ider;  akin  to  E. 
  that  cf  Icel.  [thorn]a[eth]ra  there  Goth. 
  [thorn]a[thorn]r[=o]  thence.  See  {That},  and  {The}.] 
  1.  To  that  place  --  opposed  to  {hither}. 
  This  city  is  near  .  .  .  O,  let  me  escape  thither. 
  --Gen.  xix. 
  Where  I  am  thither  ye  can  not  come  --John  vii. 
  2.  To  that  point,  end  or  result;  as  the  argument  tended 
  {Hither  and  thither},  to  this  place  and  to  that  one  way  and 
  Syn:  There 
  Usage:  {Thither},  {There}.  Thither  properly  denotes  motion 
  toward  a  place  there  denotes  rest  in  a  place  as  I 
  am  going  thither,  and  shall  meet  you  there  But 
  thither  has  now  become  obsolete,  except  in  poetry,  or 
  a  style  purposely  conformed  to  the  past,  and  there  is 
  now  used  in  both  senses  as  I  shall  go  there 
  to-morrow;  we  shall  go  there  together. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  to  or  toward  that  place  away  from  the  speaker;  "go  there 
  around  noon!"  [syn:  {there}]  [ant:  {here}] 

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