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Wordnet 3.0


1. to this place (especially toward the speaker);
- Example: "come here, please"
[syn: here, hither]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hither \Hith"er\, a. 1. Being on the side next or toward the person speaking; nearer; -- correlate of thither and farther; as, on the hither side of a hill. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Applied to time: On the hither side of, younger than; of fewer years than. [1913 Webster] And on the hither side, or so she looked, Of twenty summers. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] To the present generation, that is to say, the people a few years on the hither and thither side of thirty, the name of Charles Darwin stands alongside of those of Isaac Newton and Michael Faraday. --Huxley. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hither \Hith"er\, adv. [OE. hider, AS. hider; akin to Icel. h[=e][eth]ra, Dan. hid, Sw. hit, Goth. hidr[=e]; cf. L. citra on this side, or E. here, he. [root]183. Cf. He.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To this point, source, conclusion, design, etc.; -- in a sense not physical. [1913 Webster] Hither we refer whatsoever belongeth unto the highest perfection of man. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Hither and thither, to and fro; backward and forward; in various directions. "Victory is like a traveller, and goeth hither and thither." --Knolles. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hither adv 1: to this place (especially toward the speaker); "come here, please" [syn: here, hither] [ant: there, thither]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "hither": aboard, among us, here, hereabout, hereabouts, hereat, hereinto, hereto, hereunto, hitherward, hitherwards, in this place, in this vicinity, just here, on board, on the spot, somewhere about, to this place, with us