What is the difference between elsewhither and else?

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Elsewhither is a derived term of else.


As adverbs the difference between elsewhither and else

is that elsewhither is somewhither else; to some other place; in some other direction while else is otherwise, if not.

As a adjective else is

other; in addition to previously mentioned items.

As a conjunction else is

for otherwise; or else.

elsewhither

English

Adverb

(-)
  • Somewhither else; to some other place; in some other direction.
  • * 1843 , '', book 4, chapter VIII, ''The Didactic
  • […] know that ‘impossible,’ where Truth and Mercy and the everlasting Voice of Nature order, has no place in the brave man’s dictionary. That when all men have said “Impossible,” and tumbled noisily elsewhither , and thou alone art left, then first thy time and possibility have come.
  • * 1919 ,
  • With Strickland the sexual appetite took a very small place. It was unimportant. It was irksome. His soul aimed elsewhither .

    References

    else

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Other; in addition to previously mentioned items.
  • Can anyone else (=any other person) help me?
    What else (=what other thing) is there?

    Usage notes

    * This adjective usually follows an indefinite or interrogative pronoun, as in the examples above. In other cases, the adjective (other) is typically used.

    Derived terms

    * anybody else * anyone else * anyplace else * anything else * anywhere else * elsewhere * elsewhither * everybody else * everyone else * everyplace else * everything else * everwhere else * nobody else * no one else * no place else * nothing else * nowhere else * something else * somewhere else * what else is new

    Adverb

    (-)
  • Otherwise, if not.
  • How else (=in what other way) can it be done?
    I'm busy Friday; when else (=what other time) works for you?

    Usage notes

    * (otherwise) This word frequently follows interrogative adverbs, such as (how), (why), and (when), as well as the derived (however), (why ever), and (whenever).

    Synonyms

    * otherwise

    Derived terms

    * or else

    Conjunction

    (English Conjunctions)
  • For otherwise; or else.
  • Then the Wronskian of ''f'' and ''g'' must be nonzero, else they could not be linearly independent.
  • (computing, in many programming languages and pseudocode) but if the condition of the previous (if) clause is false, do the following.
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    else { EditHistory.Show(edits); }

    See also

    * and * if * not * or * then

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