Definitions for herehɪər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in or at this place
Put the pen here.
Ref: (opposed to there 1 1 )
to or toward this place; hither:
at this point in an action, speech, etc.:
Here the speaker paused.
(used to call attention to some person or thing present, or to what the speaker has, offers, or discovers):
Here is your paycheck. Here she is!
present (used to answer a roll call).
in the present life or existence:
We want but little here below.
in this instance or case; under consideration:
The matter here is of grave concern.
(n.)this place or point:
It's a long way from here.
this world; this life; the present.
(adj.)(used for emphasis, esp. after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective):
this package here.
(interj.)(used to command attention, give comfort, etc.)
Idioms for here:
here and now,without delay; immediately.
here and there, in or to this place and that; in or to various places.
here goes,(used to express resolution when beginning a bold or unpleasant action.)
here's to,(used in offering a toast to someone or something.)
neither here nor there,without relevance or importance.
the here and now,the immediate present.
* Usage: See there.
Origin of here:
bef. 900; ME; OE hēr, c. OFris, OS, ON hēr, OHG hiar, Go her
the present location; this place
"where do we go from here?"
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
being here now
"is everyone here?"
in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is
"I work here"; "turn here"; "radio waves received here on Earth"
in this circumstance or respect or on this point or detail
"what do we have here?"; "here I must disagree"
to this place (especially toward the speaker)
"come here, please"
at this time; now
"we'll adjourn here for lunch and discuss the remaining issues this afternoon"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
in or to a place
Could you bring that here?; I can't find my gloves. Oh, here they are.
used to show or give sb sth
Here comes a taxi.; Here's twenty dollars.; "Can I borrow a pencil?" "Sure, here you go."
now, at this point in a process
I want to stop here and let you ask questions.
from now into the future
From here on, progress will be slower.
Winter is here.
indicates you are starting sth important or difficult
"Here we go," she said, climbing on stage.
used to wish good things for sb when raising a glass of alcohol in a toast
Here's to new beginnings!
indicates annoyance at sth that happens repeatedly
"Here we go again," she said as the boy started screaming.
used to offer to do sth
Here, I'll hold that while you get in.
of them; their
see Her, their
her; hers. See Her
in this place; in the place where the speaker is; -- opposed to there
in the present life or state
to or into this place; hither. [Colloq.] See Thither
at this point of time, or of an argument; now
Translations for here
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(at, in or to) this place
He's here; Come here; He lives not far from here; Here they come; Here is / Here's your lost book.
- hier, hiersoAfrikaans
- aquiPortuguese (BR)
- zde; semCzech
- aquí; ahíSpanish
- siin, siiaEstonian
- ici; voiciFrench
- इस स्थान परHindi
- ovdje, tuCroatian
- itt; ideHungarian
- di siniIndonesian
- hér, hérnaIcelandic
- qui, qua; eccoItalian
- ここに Japanese
- šeit; šurpLatvian
- her, hitNorwegian
- دلته ، په دې ځاى كى: اوسPashto
- aici; iatăRomanian
- здесь; сюда; вотRussian
- tu, semSlovak
- här, hitSwedish
- burada, burayaTurkish
- 這裡Chinese (Trad.)
- тут; сюди; осьUkrainian
- یہاں، اس جگہUrdu
- ở đây; ở chỗ nàyVietnamese
- 这里Chinese (Simp.)
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