noun the present location; this place
- where do we go from here?
noun 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
adjective satellite being here now
adverb in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is
- I work here
- turn here
- radio waves received here on Earth
adverb in this circumstance or respect or on this point or detail
- what do we have here?
- here I must disagree
adverb to this place (especially toward the speaker)
adverb at this time; now
- we'll adjourn here for lunch and discuss the remaining issues this afternoon
- Hair. Obs.
- See Her, their. Obs.
- Her; hers. See Her. Obs.
, AS. hr
; akin to OS. hr
, D. hier
, OHG. hiar
, G. hier
, Icel. & Goth. hr
, Dan. her
, Sw. här
; fr. root of E. he
. See He
- In this place; in the place where the speaker is; -- opposed to there.
He is not here, for he is risen.
Matt. xxviii. 6.
- In the present life or state.
Happy here, and more happy hereafter.
- To or into this place; hither. Colloq. See Thither.
Here comes Virgil.
Thou led'st me here.
- At this point of time, or of an argument; now.
The prisoner here made violent efforts to rise.
✍ Here, in the last sense, is sometimes used before a verb without subject; as, Here goes, for Now (something or somebody) goes; -- especially occurring thus in drinking healths. "Here's [a health] to thee, Dick."
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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