What does there mean?

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ðɛər; unstressed ðərthere

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. there(adverb)

    a location other than here; that place

    "you can take it from there"

  2. there, at that place, in that location(adverb)

    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 point(adverb)

    in that matter

    "I agree with you there"

  4. there, thither(adverb)

    to or toward that place; away from the speaker

    "go there around noon!"

Wiktionary

  1. there(Noun)

    That place.

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

  2. there(Noun)

    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. there(Adverb)

    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. there(Adverb)

    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. there(Adverb)

    To or into that place; thither.

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

  6. there(Adverb)

    Where, there where, in which place.

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

  7. there(Adverb)

    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. there(Pronoun)

    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

How to pronounce there?

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How to say there in sign language?

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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 Columbine students:

    It's like we spend a lot of time comparing our grief and comparing our trauma, and there's no comparison.

  2. Juan Carlos Monedero:

    My party is the most decent there is but ... sometimes we appear to be like those that we want to substitute.

  3. Ellis Meng:

    I think we have succeeded in changing the culture a little bit. There is a change in the mentality that people have at the university surrounding the hiring of women faculty, the women we hired are absolutely excellent leaders in their field. The myth that you are somehow ‘lowering the bar’ has been completely debunked. We’re not just putting in a token female. We are bringing on the best in their fields.

  4. Philip Alston:

    There have been a whole range of measures taken in relation to voting rights, all have been characterized by a number of observers. The facilitation of the elimination of large numbers of voters from rolls is shown to have very predictable outcomes, clearly in violation of international human rights law.

  5. Jan Hoffmann:

    The average vessel size per country will continue to grow and so we expect there will be fewer companies in individual markets, and this is an increasing challenge for the smallest players.

Images & Illustrations of there

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