Definitions for herehɪər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. in or at this place

    Put the pen here.

    Ref: (opposed to there 1 1 )

  2. to or toward this place; hither:

    Come here.

  3. at this point in an action, speech, etc.:

    Here the speaker paused.

  4. (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!

  5. present (used to answer a roll call).

  6. in the present life or existence:

    We want but little here below.

  7. in this instance or case; under consideration:

    The matter here is of grave concern.

  8. (n.)this place or point:

    It's a long way from here.

  9. this world; this life; the present.

  10. (adj.)(used for emphasis, esp. after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective):

    this package here.

  11. (interj.)(used to command attention, give comfort, etc.)

Idioms for here:

  1. here and now,without delay; immediately.

    Category: Idiom

  2. here and there, in or to this place and that; in or to various places.

    Category: Idiom

  3. here goes,(used to express resolution when beginning a bold or unpleasant action.)

    Category: Idiom

  4. here's to,(used in offering a toast to someone or something.)

    Category: Idiom

  5. neither here nor there,without relevance or importance.

    Category: Idiom

  6. the here and now,the immediate present.

    Category: Idiom

* Usage: See there.

Origin of here:

bef. 900; ME; OE hēr, c. OFris, OS, ON hēr, OHG hiar, Go her

Princeton's WordNet

  1. here(noun)

    the present location; this place

    "where do we go from here?"

  2. Hera, Here(adj)

    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

  3. here(p)(adverb)

    being here now

    "is everyone here?"

  4. here(adverb)

    in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is

    "I work here"; "turn here"; "radio waves received here on Earth"

  5. here(adverb)

    in this circumstance or respect or on this point or detail

    "what do we have here?"; "here I must disagree"

  6. here, hither(adverb)

    to this place (especially toward the speaker)

    "come here, please"

  7. here(adverb)

    at this time; now

    "we'll adjourn here for lunch and discuss the remaining issues this afternoon"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. here(adverb)ɪər

    in or to a place

    Could you bring that here?; I can't find my gloves. Oh, here they are.

  2. hereɪər

    used to show or give sb sth

    Here comes a taxi.; Here's twenty dollars.; "Can I borrow a pencil?" "Sure, here you go."

  3. hereɪər

    now, at this point in a process

    I want to stop here and let you ask questions.

  4. hereɪər

    from now into the future

    From here on, progress will be slower.

  5. hereɪər

    happening now

    Winter is here.

  6. hereɪər

    indicates you are starting sth important or difficult

    "Here we go," she said, climbing on stage.

  7. hereɪər

    used to wish good things for sb when raising a glass of alcohol in a toast

    Here's to new beginnings!

  8. hereɪər

    indicates annoyance at sth that happens repeatedly

    "Here we go again," she said as the boy started screaming.

  9. here(interjection)ɪər

    used to offer to do sth

    Here, I'll hold that while you get in.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Here

    of them; their

  2. Here(noun)


  3. Here

    see Her, their

  4. Here

    her; hers. See Her

  5. Here(adverb)

    in this place; in the place where the speaker is; -- opposed to there

  6. Here(adverb)

    in the present life or state

  7. Here(adverb)

    to or into this place; hither. [Colloq.] See Thither

  8. Here(adverb)

    at this point of time, or of an argument; now

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'here' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #141

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'here' in Written Corpus Frequency: #101

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'here' in Adverbs Frequency: #20

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.

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