1

here

adverb \ ˈhir \

Definition of here

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 : at or in this point, particular, or case
  • here we agree
3 : in the present life or state : on earth
4 : to this place : hither
  • come here
5 used interjectionally in rebuke or encouragement
  • here now, that's enough
here goes
used interjectionally to express resolution or resignation especially at the beginning of a difficult or unpleasant undertaking
neither here nor there
: 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.

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Origin and Etymology of here

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


2

here

adjective

Definition of here

1 used for emphasis especially after a demonstrative pronoun or after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective
  • I like these here
  • this book here
2 nonstandard used for emphasis after a demonstrative adjective but before the noun modified
  • this here book

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Origin and Etymology of here

see 1here


3

here

noun

Definition of here

: this place
  • Where do we go from here?

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Origin and Etymology of here

see 1here


HERE Defined for English Language Learners

here

adverb

Definition of here for English Language Learners

  • : in this place : at this location

  • : to or into this place

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


here

noun

Definition of here for English Language Learners

  • : this place

  • : this point


HERE Defined for Kids

1

here

adverb \ ˈhir \

Definition of here for Students

1 : in or at this place
  • Stand here.
2 : at this time : happening now
  • Summer is here at last.
3 : to or into this place : hither
  • Come here.

2

here

noun

Definition of here for Students

: this place
  • Get away from here.


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