Elsewhither vs Elsewhere - What's the difference?

elsewhither | elsewhere | Related terms |

Elsewhither is a related term of elsewhere.

As adverbs the difference between elsewhither and elsewhere

is that elsewhither is somewhither else; to some other place; in some other direction while elsewhere is in or at some other place or places; away.

As a noun elsewhere is

a place other than here; somewhere else.




  • 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 .





  • In or at some other place or places; away.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2012, month=March-April
  • , author=John T. Jost , title=Social Justice: Is It in Our Nature (and Our Future)? , volume=100, issue=2, page=162 , magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=He draws eclectically on studies of baboons, descriptive anthropological accounts of hunter-gatherer societies and, in a few cases, the fossil record. With this biological framework in place, Corning endeavors to show that the capitalist system as currently practiced in the United States and elsewhere is manifestly unfair.}}
    These particular trees are not to be found elsewhere .
  • To some other place.
  • If you won’t serve us, we’ll go elsewhere .


    (en noun)
  • A place other than here; somewhere else.
  • * 2000 , Angela M Jeannet, Under the radiant sun and the crescent moon: Italo Calvino's storytelling
  • We are back on the Ligurian coast, from which vertigos push human beings toward all kinds of elsewheres .


    * *