To start for or toward; head for: One time we hit for K C (1905+)
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[hith -er] /ˈhɪð ər/ adverb 1. to or toward this place: to come hither. adjective 2. being on this or the closer side; nearer: the hither side of the meadow. Idioms 3. hither and thither, in various quarters; here and there: They scurried hither and thither to escape the rain. 4. hither and yon, from […]
[hith -er-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈhɪð ərˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/ adjective 1. nearest in this direction. /ˈhɪðəˌməʊst/ adjective 1. (rare) nearest to this place or in this direction
[hith -er-too] /ˈhɪð ərˌtu/ adverb 1. up to this time; until now: a fact hitherto unknown. 2. to here. /ˈhɪðəˈtuː/ adverb 1. until this time: hitherto, there have been no problems 2. (archaic) to this place or point adjective 3. until this time: a hitherto unoccupied house adv. c.1200, from hither + to.