here: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hēr), [key]
- in this place; in this spot or locality (opposed to there): Put the pen here.
- to or toward this place; hither: Come here.
- at this point; at this juncture: Here the speaker paused.
- (used to call attention to some person or thing present, or to what the speaker has, offers, brings, or discovers): Here is your paycheck. My friend here knows the circumstances.
- present (used to answer a roll call).
- in the present life or existence (often fol. by below): We want but little here below.
- under consideration, in this instance or case: The matter here is of grave concern to us all.
- at the present moment; without delay; immediately: We must tend to the matter here and now.
- He worked here and there, never for long in one town.
- in this place and in that; at various times or places:He worked here and there, never for long in one town.
- hither and thither:We drove here and there in the darkness, hoping to find the right roads.
- (used to express resolution in beginning a bold or unpleasant action): You've dared me to dive from the highest board, so here goes!
- hail to; salutations to: Here's to a long and happy life! Here's to you!
- without relevance or importance; immaterial: The fact that her family has no money is neither here nor there.
- this place: It's only a short distance from here.
- this world; this life; the present: The here and the hereafter are equal mysteries to all people.
- the immediate present (usually prec. by the): You can't live only in the here and now.
- I'm up to here with work.
- having a surfeit of:I'm up to here with work.
- at a high point of annoyance with:Everyone is up to here with his constant complaining.
- (used for emphasis, esp. after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective): this package here.
- (often used to command attention, give comfort, etc.) now; all right: Here, let me try it. Here, don't cry.
Pronunciation: (hēr'ē), [key]
- here (Thesaurus)