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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"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Etymology: [OE. here, hire, AS. heora, hyra, gen. pl. of h. See He.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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 hé, he; Dut. and Ger. hier, Sw. här.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Is a word used by soldiers at a regimental roll-call, to intimate their presence.
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
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'here' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #141
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'here' in Written Corpus Frequency: #101
Rank popularity for the word 'here' in Adverbs Frequency: #20
The numerical value of here in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of here in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
I’m up for everything here, i still have many years to come. I haven’t come here to just be here for six months, 12 months. I’ve come here to try and be here for as long as possible. I want to do as well as I can. I want to try to make my mark on this league, on this team. I look forward to the future.
Eternity has nothing to do with the hereafter... This is it... If you don't get it here, you won't get it anywhere. The experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. Heaven is not the place to have the experience here's the place to have the experience.
These three children were loved by thousands and thousands of people here, they're raised here, they belong here, they died here, and they will be buried here, and we have a story to tell all our lives.
To be or not to be, is being here in the now if you are not here now, you are not in the now. Since we are sure about now to be here now, but not later. And since, there are no guarantees in life. All that we have is the now to be here, or not to be here. Given, that the evil forces of death will sign our death warrant to be or to not to be.”
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