Here Definition

hîr
adverb
At or in this place.
Webster's New World
At this time; now.
We'll adjourn the meeting here and discuss remaining issues after lunch.
American Heritage
At this point in an action, speech, discussion, etc.; now.
Here the judge interrupted.
Webster's New World
At or on this point, detail, or item.
Here I must disagree.
American Heritage
Toward, to, or into this place; hither.
Come here.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
hither
Antonyms:
there
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adjective
Used especially for emphasis after the demonstrative pronoun this or these, or after a noun modified by the demonstrative adjective this or these:
This tire here is flat.
American Heritage
Used for emphasis between the demonstrative adjective this or these and a noun.
This here tire is flat.
American Heritage
interjection
Used to call attention, answer a roll call, etc.
Webster's New World
Used to express indignation, remonstrance, etc., esp. when repeated.
Webster's New World
Here is defined as a way to express comfort, draw attention or announce presence.
An example of here is "Here, let me help you."
An example of here is the word used by students to respond when the teacher does morning attendance.
YourDictionary
(UK, slang) Used for emphasis at the beginning of a sentence when expressing an opinion or want.
Here, I'm tired and I want a drink.
Wiktionary
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noun
This place or point.
Webster's New World
The present time or state.
We are living in the here and can only speculate about the hereafter.
American Heritage

An army, host.

Wiktionary

A hostile force.

Wiktionary

(Anglo-Saxon) An invading army, either that of the enemy, or the national troops serving abroad. Compare fyrd.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
hera
Antonyms:
there
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Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Here

Origin of Here

  • From Old Scots heir, from Middle English here, heere (“army”), from Old English here (“army”), from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (“army”), from Proto-Indo-European *kory- (“war, troops”). Cognate with Old Saxon heri (“army”), Dutch heer, heir, Old High German heri, hari (German Heer, “army”), Danish hær (“army”), Gothic (harjis, “army”). More at harry.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English here, from Old English hēr (“in this place”), from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r, from Proto-Indo-European *ki- (“this”) + adverbial suffix *-r. Cognate with the English pronoun he, German hier, Dutch hier, her, Icelandic hér, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish her, Swedish här.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old English hēr ko- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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