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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Her  \Her\,  Here  \Here\,  pron.  pl  [OE.  here  hire,  AS  heora, 
  hyra,  gen.  pl  of  h[=e].  See  {He}.] 
  Of  them  their  [Obs.]  --Piers  Plowman. 
 
  On  here  bare  knees  adown  they  fall.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Here  \Here\,  n. 
  Hair.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Here  \Here\,  pron. 
  1.  See  {Her},  their  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  Her  hers.  See  {Her}.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Here  \Here\,  adv  [OE.  her  AS  h?r;  akin  to  OS  h?r,  D.  hier, 
  OHG.  hiar,  G.  hier,  Icel.  &  Goth.  h?r,  Dan.  her  Sw  h["a]r; 
  fr  root  of  E.  he  See  {He}.] 
  1.  In  this  place  in  the  place  where  the  speaker  is  -- 
  opposed  to  {there}. 
 
  He  is  not  here  for  he  is  risen.  --Matt. 
  xxviii.  6. 
 
  2.  In  the  present  life  or  state. 
 
  Happy  here  and  more  happy  hereafter.  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  To  or  into  this  place  hither.  [Colloq.]  See  {Thither}. 
 
  Here  comes  Virgil.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  Thou  led'st  me  here  --Byron. 
 
  4.  At  this  point  of  time,  or  of  an  argument;  now 
 
  The  prisoner  here  made  violent  efforts  to  rise. 
  --Warren. 
 
  Note:  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.'' 
  --Cowley. 
 
  {Here  and  there},  in  one  place  and  another;  in  a  dispersed 
  manner;  irregularly.  ``Footsteps  here  and  there.'' 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  {It  is  neither,  here  nor  there},  it  is  neither  in  this  place 
  nor  in  that  neither  in  one  place  nor  in  another;  hence 
  it  is  to  no  purpose,  irrelevant,  nonsense. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  here 
  adj  :  being  here  now  "is  everyone  here?";  "present  company 
  excepted"  [syn:  {here(p)}] 
  n  1:  the  present  location;  this  place  "where  do  we  go  from 
  here?"  [ant:  {there}] 
  2:  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  [syn:  {Hera},  {Here}] 
  adv  1:  in  or  at  this  place  where  the  speaker  or  writer  is  "I  work 
  here";  "turn  here";  "radio  waves  received  here  on 
  Earth"  [ant:  {there}] 
  2:  in  this  circumstance  or  respect  or  on  this  point  or  detail; 
  "what  do  we  have  here?";  "here  I  must  disagree" 
  3:  to  this  place  (especially  toward  the  speaker);  "come  here 
  please"  [syn:  {hither}]  [ant:  {there}] 
  4:  at  this  time;  now  "we'll  adjourn  here  for  lunch  and  discuss 
  the  remaining  issues  this  afternoon" 




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