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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: hither and thither (0.00831 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to hither and thither.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: hither and thither hither and thither adv : from one place or situation to another; “we were driven from pillar to post” [syn: from pillar to post]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Hither and thither 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. [1913 Webster] This city is near; . . . O, let me escape thither. --Gen. xix. 20. [1913 Webster] Where I am, thither ye can not come. --John vii. 34. [1913 Webster] 2. To that point, end, or result; as, the argument tended thither. [1913 Webster] Hither and thither, to this place and to that; one way and another. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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]


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