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Definitions of hither

  1. to this place (especially toward the speaker); "come here, please" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. To this place; - used with verbs signifying motion, and implying motion toward the speaker; correlate of hence and thither; as, to come or bring hither. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To this point, source, conclusion, design, etc.; - in a sense not physical. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To this place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. Nearest the speaker. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. In this direction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Being on the side next or toward the person speaking; nearer; - correlate of thither and farther; as, on the hither side of a hill. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. On the side nearest to the speaker. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Toward the speaker: nearer. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Near to or toward the speaker. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Toward the speaker. Hither and thither, to this place and that. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for hither

  1. For thy sake are we come hither – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  2. Therefore come hither oh nephew! – The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel
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