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Meaning of HITHERTO

Pronunciation:  'hidhur`too

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time; "So far he hasn't called"; "the sun isn't up yet"
 

HITHERTO is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: as yet, heretofore, so far, thus far, til now, until now, up to now, yet
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hith"er*to`\, adv.
1. To this place; to a prescribed limit.

         Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further. --Job
                                               xxxviii. 11.

2. Up to this time; as yet; until now.

         The Lord hath blessed me hitherto.    --Josh. xvii.
                                               14.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aforetime, already, as yet, before, before all, before now, beforetime, earlier, early, ere, ere then, erenow, erewhile, erst, formerly, here, heretofore, historically, in the past, in times past, once, only yesterday, or ever, prehistorically, previously, priorly, recently, so far, then, theretofore, thus far, up to now, whilom, yesterday, yet
 

 

 

 

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