1. to what place, point, condition, result, etc.? where?used to introduce questions
⇒ whither are we drifting?
conjunction ▶ USAGE: Whither is now largely replaced by where except in poetic or rhetorical usage 2. to which place, point, condition, result, etc.used relatively
⇒ the island whither we drifted
3. to whatever place, point, condition, result, etc.; wherever
⇒ let them go whither they will
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