What does HERE mean?

Definitions for HERE

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. herenoun

    the present location; this place

    "where do we go from here?"

  2. Hera, Hereadjective

    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. hereadverb

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

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

  5. hereadverb

    in this circumstance or respect or on this point or detail

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

  6. here, hitheradverb

    to this place (especially toward the speaker)

    "come here, please"

  7. hereadverb

    at this time; now

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hare and, Here

    differing in pronunciation only, signify both an army and a lord. So Harold is a general of an army; Hareman, a chief man in the army; Herwin, a victorious army; which are much like Stratocles, Polemarchus, and Hegesistratus among the Greeks. Edmund Gibson Camden.

  2. HEREadverb

    Etymology: her, Saxon; hier, Dutch.

    Before thy here approach,
    Old Siward, with ten thousand warlike men,
    All ready at appoint, was setting forth. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    I, upon my frontiers here,
    Keep residence. John Milton.

    Here nature first begins
    Her farthest verge. John Milton.

    How wretched does Prometheus’ state appear,
    While he his second mis’ry suffers here! Abraham Cowley.

    To-day is ours, we have it here. Abraham Cowley.

    Thus shall you be happy here, and more happy hereafter. Francis Bacon, Advice to Villiers.

    Then here ’s for earnest:
    ’Tis finish’d, and the dusk that yet remains
    Is but the native horrour of the wood. John Dryden, K. Arthur.

    However, friend, here ’s to the king, one cries;
    To him who was the king, the friend replies. Matthew Prior.

    Good-night: mine eyes do itch;
    Doth that bode weeping?
    —— ’Tis neither here nor there. William Shakespeare, Othello.

    We are come to see thee fight, to see thee foigne, to see thee traverse, to see thee here, to see thee there. William Shakespeare.

    Then this, then that man’s aid, they crave, implore;
    Post here for help, seek there their followers. Daniel.

    I would have in the heath some thickets made only of sweet briar and honey-suckle, and some wild vine amongst; and the ground set with violets; for these are sweet, and prosper in the shade; and these to be in the heath here and there, not in order. Francis Bacon, Essays.

    The devil might perhaps, by inward suggestions, have drawn in here and there a single proselyte. Gover. of the Tongue.

    You remember how your city, after the dreadful fire, was rebuilt, not presently, by raising continued streets in any one part; but at first here a house, and there a house, to which others by degrees were joined. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

    He that rides post through a country may be able to give some loose description of here a mountain and there a plain, here a morass and there a river, woodland in one part, and savanas in another. John Locke.

    Bid them farewel, Cordelia, though unkind;
    Thou losest here, a better where to find. William Shakespeare, K. Lear.


  1. Here

    Here is the debut single by Canadian singer Alessia Cara. It is the lead single for her extended play (EP) Four Pink Walls (2015) and her debut album Know-It-All (2015). The song was released on April 30, 2015. Created around a sample of "Ike's Rap II" by Isaac Hayes from the album Black Moses, "Here" is about people who secretly hate parties. The song slowly gained popularity, and became Cara's first US Billboard Hot 100 chart entry debuting at number 95 for the week of August 22, 2015. It later became her first top five single on the chart and reached the top of the US Pop Songs chart after a historic 26-week climb. "Here" has charted in the top 40 in Australia, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The official remix features American rapper Logic. The song was featured on the third season of the comedy-drama television series Younger.


  1. here

    Here is a general definition for "here": "Here" refers to the current location or position of a person or object relative to the speaker or the present context. It denotes a specific place or point in space that is near or within immediate proximity. It can be used to indicate physical presence or to refer to the present time or situation. The term "here" is often contrasted with "there," indicating a location or point of reference that is not in the immediate vicinity or is farther away.

  2. Here

    The term "here" generally refers to the present location or position of someone or something. It indicates that the subject is in close proximity or within sight or hearing range of the speaker or writer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Here

    of them; their

  2. Herenoun


  3. Here

    see Her, their

  4. Here

    her; hers. See Her

  5. Hereadverb

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

  6. Hereadverb

    in the present life or state

  7. Hereadverb

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

  8. Hereadverb

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

  9. Etymology: [OE. here, hire, AS. heora, hyra, gen. pl. of h. See He.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Here

    hēr, adv. in this place: in the present life or state.—advs. Here′about, also -abouts, about this place; Hereaf′ter, after this, in some future time or state.—n. a future state.—advs. Here′at, at or by reason of this; Here′away (coll.), hereabout; Hereby′, not far off: by this; Herein′, in this: in regard to this; Hereinaf′ter, afterward in this (document, &c.):—opp. to Hereinbefore′; Hereof′, of this: as a result of this; Hereon′, on or upon this; Hereto′, till this time: for this object; Heretofore′, before this time: formerly; Hereunto′ (also -un′-), to this point or time; Hereupon′, on this: in consequence of this; Herewith′, with this.—Here and there, in this place, and then in that: thinly: irregularly; Here goes! an exclamation indicating that the speaker is about to do something; Here you are (coll.), this is what you want; Neither here nor there, of no special importance. [A.S. hér, from base of , he; Dut. and Ger. hier, Sw. här.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. here

    Is a word used by soldiers at a regimental roll-call, to intimate their presence.

Editors Contribution

  1. here

    The current location.

    We are here united and achieving amazing results for the optimum health of us all.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 13, 2020  

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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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HERE in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HERE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of HERE in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Gadd:

    We will continue to care for elephants there throughout their lives if they can not be brought up here.

  2. Rhonda Shear:

    I showed up on Friday, which is tape day, i showed up to my dressing room and my name was n’t on the door. It was someone else’s name. I was walking around and everyone was kind of avoiding me. And finally, someone said, ‘ Well, when you were n’t here for dress rehearsal, Rhonda Shear kisses Henry Winkler flipped out and Rhonda Shear kisses Henry Winkler took the girl that was standing in for you, made her a Screen Actors Guild member immediately and hired her. ’ I was shocked … [ That person ] said, ‘ He’s the star. He has the power.' I was mortified. I was crying.

  3. Jared Kushner:

    It was truly a pleasure to work with Shahira on so many important issues including the historic tax reform package and criminal justice reform, her ability to navigate the politics on Capitol Hill will be greatly missed here at White House.

  4. Charles Barkley:

    Wake up, fellas. We're finally here, in the Annapolis. Now we've just got to find the stadium.

  5. Robert Jordan:

    It may well create further vacuums, it may well create greater difficulty in finding any kind of moderate forces to train and assist in the process of fighting ISIS both in Syria and Iraq. I think we have a real risk here that it could destabilize efforts in that regard.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    A suspicious
    B greedy
    C profound
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