American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. At or in this place: Stop here for a rest.
- adv. At this time; now: We'll adjourn the meeting here and discuss remaining issues after lunch.
- adv. At or on this point, detail, or item: Here I must disagree.
- adv. In the present life or condition.
- adv. To this place; hither: Come here, please.
- adj. Used especially for emphasis after the demonstrative pronoun this or these, or after a noun modified by the demonstrative adjective this or these: This tire here is flat.
- adj. Nonstandard Used for emphasis between the demonstrative adjective this or these and a noun: This here tire is flat.
- interj. Used to respond to a roll call, attract attention, command an animal, or rebuke, admonish, or concur.
- n. This place: "It would be difficult from here, with the certainty of armed gunmen inside, to bring him out alive” ( Howard Kaplan).
- n. The present time or state: We are living in the here and can only speculate about the hereafter.
- idiom. neither here nor there Unimportant and irrelevant.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the place or region where the person speaking is; on this spot or in this locality.
- At the point of space or of progress just mentioned or attained; at or in the place or situation now spoken of: as, here we tarried a month; here the speaker paused.
- At the place or in the situation pointed out, or assumed to be shown or indicated: as, here (in a picture) we see a cottage, and here a tree.
- At the nearer point, or at the one first indicated: opposed to there.
- To this place; to the situation or locality where the speaker is.
- In the present life or state; on earth.
- A phrase used in calling attention to a toast or wish: as, here′ s a health to you; here′ s luck to you.
- n. An army; a host; a hostile host.
- n. Specifically In Anglo-Saxon history, an invading army, either that of the enemy, as the Danish invaders, or the national troops serving abroad. See fyrd.
- n. An individual enemy.
- See he
- A Middle English form of hear.
- n. A Middle English form of hair.
- n. A Middle English form of hare.
- n. See Hera.
- n. That which is here; the present; this world.
- n. abstract This place; this location.
- n. abstract This time, the present situation.
- adv. location In, on, or at this place.
- adv. location To this place; used in place of the more dated hither.
- adv. abstract In this context.
- adv. At this point in the argument or narration.
- adj. filler after a noun or demonstrative pronoun, solely for emphasis
- adj. filler after a demonstrative pronoun but before the noun it modifies, solely for emphasis
- interj. UK, slang used for emphasis at the beginning of a sentence when expressing an opinion or want.
- n. An army, host
- n. A hostile force
- n. Anglo-Saxon An invading army, either that of the enemy, or the national troops serving abroad. Compare fyrd.
- n. An enemy, individual enemy
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete Hair.
- pro. obsolete See her, their.
- pro. obsolete Her; hers. See Her.
- adv. In this place; in the place where the speaker is; -- opposed to
- adv. In the present life or state.
- adv. To or into this place; hither. [Colloq.] See Thither.
- adv. At this point of time, or of an argument; now.
- n. the present location; this place
- adj. being here now
- adv. in this circumstance or respect or on this point or detail
- adv. in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is
- n. queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
- adv. at this time; now.
- adv. to this place (especially toward the speaker)
- From Old Scots heir, from Middle English here, heere ("army"), from Old English here ("army"), from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (“army”), from Proto-Indo-European *kory- (“war, troops”). Cognate with Old Saxon heri ("army"), Dutch heer, heir, Old High German heri, hari (German Heer, "army"), Danish hær ("army"), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍂𐌾𐌹𐍃 (harjis, "army"). More at harry. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English hēr; see ko- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“_theeäzam here, theeäzamy here_, and _thizzam here_ for these, or these here; and sometimes without the pleonastic and unnecessary _here_.”
“And we knew there was a market here that was famous..here is a water color.”
““Something moves, not because at one moment it is here and another there, but because at one and the same moment it is here and not here, because in this ˜here™, it at once is and is not” (1831, p. 440).”
“An alternative, dialetheic account of motion, which takes at face value the aforementioned Hegelian idea that “Something moves, not because at one moment it is here and another there, but because at one and the same moment it is here and not here, because in this ˜here™, it at once is and is not”, is exposed in Priest, 1987, Ch. 12.”
“You have one here, you have one back here Oh, I didnt even know about that, yeah.”
“We might long to go here, "she brought her fist up to her breast, and then raised it to her head --" but there was that _here_ which kept us to the camp and their will.”
“It is for us, the living, _rather_, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which _they who fought here_ have thus far so nobly advanced.”
“The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here; but it can never forget what _they did here_.”
“A man and a woman HAVE been here (not _has been here_).”
“And now only one of those two years is gone; and -- I am here, _here_, alive only through charity!”
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