Her, Here, pron. pl. Of them; their. [Obs.]
On here bare knees adown they fall. --Chaucer.
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.”
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. --Shak.
Here n. Hair. [Obs.]
1. See Her, their. [Obs.]
2. Her; hers. See Her. [Obs.]
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]
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"