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adverb \ˈhir\

Simple Definition of here

  • : in this place : at this location

  • : to or into this place

  • : at this point in a process, activity, story, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of here

  1. 1 a :  in or at this place <turn here> —often used interjectionally especially in answering a roll call b :  now <here it's morning already> c :  in an arbitrary location <a book here, a paper there>

  2. 2 :  at or in this point, particular, or case <here we agree>

  3. 3 :  in the present life or state

  4. 4 :  hither <come here>

  5. 5 —used interjectionally in rebuke or encouragement

here goes

  1. —used interjectionally to express resolution or resignation especially at the beginning of a difficult or unpleasant undertaking

neither here nor there

  1. :  having no interest or relevance :  of no consequence <comfort is neither here nor there to a real sailor>

Examples of here in a sentence

  1. I'm here to help you.

  2. They have lived here for 30 years.

  3. Hey, where are you? I'm over here.

  4. I'm planning to be back here by 6:00.

  5. I've come here to help you.

  6. He rode his bicycle here this morning.

  7. When will you get here?

  8. Here the author introduces a new character.

  9. The speaker paused here for a moment.

  10. Here the film changes from black-and-white to color.



Origin and Etymology of here

Middle English, from Old English hēr; akin to Old High German hier here, Old English he


First Known Use: before 12th century


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here

adjective

Definition of here

  1. 1 —used for emphasis especially after a demonstrative pronoun or after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective <this book here>

  2. 2 nonstandard —used for emphasis after a demonstrative adjective but before the noun modified <this here book>



15th Century

First Known Use of here

15th century


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here

noun

Simple Definition of here

  • : this place

  • : this point

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of here

  1. :  this place

1605

First Known Use of here

1605



HERE Defined for Kids

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here

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adverb \ˈhir\

Definition of here for Students

  1. 1 :  in or at this place <Stand here.>

  2. 2 :  at this time :  happening now <Summer is here at last.>

  3. 3 :  to or into this place :  hither <Come here.>




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here

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noun

Definition of here for Students

  1. :  this place <Get away from here.>




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