What does There mean?

Definitions for There
ðɛər; unstressed ðərTher·e

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thereadverb

    a location other than here; that place

    "you can take it from there"

  2. there, at that place, in that locationadverb

    in or at that place

    "they have lived there for years"; "it's not there"; "that man there"

  3. there, in that respect, on that pointadverb

    in that matter

    "I agree with you there"

  4. there, thitheradverb

    to or toward that place; away from the speaker

    "go there around noon!"

Wiktionary

  1. therenoun

    That place.

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

  2. therenoun

    That status; that position.

    You get it ready; I'll take it from there.

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

  3. thereadverb

    In a place or location (stated, implied or otherwise indicated) at some distance from the speaker (compare here).

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

  4. thereadverb

    In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place.

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

  5. thereadverb

    To or into that place; thither.

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

  6. thereadverb

    Where, there where, in which place.

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

  7. thereadverb

    In existence or in this world; see pronoun section below.

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

  8. therepronoun

    That.

    therefor, thereat, thereunder

    Etymology: From ther, from þær, from þar, from tar-, from demonstrative pronominal base to- + adverbial suffix -r.

Webster Dictionary

  1. There

    in or at that place

  2. There

    in that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place; as, he did not stop there, but continued his speech

  3. There

    to or into that place; thither

Freebase

  1. There

    There is a 3D online virtual world created by Will Harvey and Jeffrey Ventrella. There Inc. was founded in the spring of 1998. Closed beta began in July 2001, with various stages of beta following, and ending with an October 2003 launch date. On March 9, 2010 - one week after the announcement of its closure on March 2, 2010 - There.com shut its doors to the public. On May 18, 2011, Michael Wilson announced that There.com will be re-opening, on the There.com homepage. All previous members will have access to their old avatars. On May 2, 2012, There reopened to the public.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. There

    thār, adv. in that place—opp. to Here, at that point—it is used to begin sentences when the subject comes after the verb.—interj. expressing certainty, alarm, &c., and in interjectional phrases equivalent to that, as 'There's a good boy.'—advs. Thereabout′ or -abouts′, about or near that place: near that number, quantity, or degree; Thereaft′er, after or according to that; There′among, among them; There′-anent′ (Scot.), concerning that matter; Thereat′, at that place or occurrence: on that account; There′away, from that place or direction, thence: in those parts, thereabout; Thereby′, by that means: in consequence of that; Therefor′, for that, this, or it; Therefore (thėr′fur), for that or this reason: consequently; Therefrom′, from that or this; Therein′, in that or this place, time, or thing; Thereinaft′er, later in the same document; Therein′to, into that place.—n. There′ness, the property of having relative situation or existence.—advs. Thereof′, of that or this; Thereon′, on that or this; Thereout′, out of that or this: outside; Therethrough′, through that, by that means; Thereto′, Thereun′to, to that or this; There′tofore, before that time; Thereun′der, under that; Thereupon′, upon or in consequence of that or this: immediately; Therewith′, with that or this, thereupon; There′withal, with that or this: at the same time, over and above. [A.S. ðær, ðer; conn. with the stem of the.]

Editors Contribution

  1. there

    To exist.

    There is a united purpose for all on planet earth which we all know in our soul, spirit and consciousness.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'There' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #45

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'There' in Written Corpus Frequency: #45

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'There' in Adverbs Frequency: #16

Anagrams for There »

  1. Ether, ether, Reeth, theer, three

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of There in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of There in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of There in a Sentence

  1. The Rev. Jesse Jackson:

    While a lot of focus is on policing, development is the answer, there are more jobs to be had in the ghetto than there are people.

  2. Bhagavad Gita:

    All created beings are unmanifest in their beginning, manifest in their interim state, and unmanifest again when they are annihilated. So what need is there for lamentation

  3. Alexis Templeton:

    I am desensitized to things like that, but it has been happening to black lives for so long, if there is no video, folks don't believe it because it sounds so asinine that something like this would ever happen in this country. But with a video, you can't say it's not happening.

  4. Jessica Ennis-Hill:

    I'm really happy, I'm content with life and enjoying athletics and enjoying my personal life, it's scary because it( Rio) is not far away and I just want to do the best I can possibly do and it will be my last Olympics -- fingers crossed I can get there -- so I just want to enjoy it and make the most of it.

  5. John Sandweg:

    There's nothing we can do that's worse than what people are facing in Central America, if we're going to work our way through this problem, being tough is not a strategy, it's a soundbite.

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not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
  • A. noninvasive
  • B. opaque
  • C. frantic
  • D. obnoxious

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