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Here appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Deer, deer, oh dear, oh dear,
    your career as a deer is over here
    no, no, oh no, although
    your career as a skellytun's begun.
    (the Roadkill Song)

Here appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Here so long? No loser, eh?
  • Now Eve, we're here; we've won.
  • Delia, here we nine were hailed.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Comparison of usage frequency between the adverb here and its most common antonym:


Fun fact! "Therein" is a seven-letter word that contains thirteen words spelled using consecutive letters: the, he, her, er, here, I, there, ere, rein, re, in, therein, and herein.

Here is sometimes a misspelling of any, hair, he, hear, heard, her or were.

The word here is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun here

What does here mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • here: heres
  • Here: -

  1. the present location; this place
    • example: where do we go from here?
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • antonym: there
    • more generic word: location = a point or extent in space
  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
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • scientific name: Hera
    • instance of: Greek deity = a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

Definition of the adjective here

What does here mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. being here now
    • example: is everyone here?
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • similar: present

Alternative definition of the adjective here


  1. filler after a noun or demonstrative pronoun, solely for emphasis
  2. filler after a demonstrative pronoun but before the noun it modifies, solely for emphasis

Definition of the adverb here

What does here mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is
    • examples: I work here | turn here | radio waves received here on Earth
    • antonym: there
  2. in this circumstance or respect or on this point or detail
    • examples: what do we have here? | here I must disagree
  3. to this place (especially toward the speaker)
    • example: come here, please
    • synonym of here: hither
    • antonym of here: there
  4. at this time; now
    • example: we'll adjourn here for lunch and discuss the remaining issues this afternoon

Alternative definition of the adverb here


  1. [context: location] In, on, or at this place.
  2. [context: location] To this place; used in place of the more dated hither.
  3. [context: abstract] In this context.
  4. At this point in the argument or narration.

Other definitions of here

What does here also mean?


  1. [British, slang] used for emphasis at the beginning of a sentence when expressing an opinion or want.


  1. "Here": Will is a satellite-mapping engineer conducting a survey of Armenia. One morning at his hotel, he meets Gadarine, an Armenian expatriate and photographer, who has recently returned home. The pair impulsively decide to drive across the country together.
  2. "Here" is a Croatian film directed by Zrinko Ogresta. It was released in 2003.
  3. "Here" is a Singaporean film released in 2009, written and directed by Tzu Nyen Ho. The film was selected for screening at the 41st Directors Fortnight section at the Cannes Film Festival and was also nominated for Golden Kinnaree Award in 2009.
  4. "Here" is a 2013 short film written and directed by Colum Eastwood.


"Here" is a philosophical comedic play by British playwright Michael Frayn. It is about a young couple who move into a new flat and perpetually argue about how they make decisions. It was first performed at the Donmar Warehouse in 1993, when it starred Iain Glen as Phil and Teresa Banham as Cath. It flopped at the time but it has since been re-written. A BBC radio production was broadcast in 2007 with the roles played by Samuel West, Lucy Trageer and Margaret Courtney as Pat the landlady. It was revived on stage at the Rose Theatre, Kingston in April 2012 starring Zawe Ashton, Alex Beckett and Alison Steadman.


  1. "Here" is the second album from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. It was preceded by Up from Below. Recorded at Adios Studios, a.k.a. the Ed Shed in Ojai, California and at Studio in the Country in Louisiana, it was released on May 29, 2012 by Vagrant Records and Rough Trade Records. It received mostly positive reviews, ranking #7 on Rolling Stone's Best Albums of 2012 list, saying "Frontman Alex Ebert sings earnestly about love and spirituality, letting his mind wander pleasantly over the band's homespun harmonies and easy-going folk-psych instrumentation.
  2. "Here" is The Grace's 7th Japanese single in collaboration with Japanese Hip-hop group Cliff Edge under the Rhythm Zone label and was released in both CD and CD+DVD versions.
  3. "Here" is a composition.
  4. "Here" a.k.a. "Here." is a musical album of Julean and the Rai.
  5. "Here" is the eighth solo album by Adrian Belew, released in 1994. Like its near-predecessor Inner Revolution, it continues Belew's then-current approach of writing 1960s-styled pop songs and arranging them in his own trademarked style of heavily-effected experimental guitar.
  6. "Here" is the seventh original album by the English singer-songwriter, Leo Sayer, and was released in 1979.
  7. "Here" is the second album by American singer-actress Idina Menzel. After Menzel was dropped by Hollywood Records after the release of Still I Can't Be Still, she focused on acting on stage and in film. In 2004, Menzel recorded and self-released Here in hopes of resuming her recording career.
    • genre: Pop music
    • released on (10 years ago)
  8. "Here" is a song written by Jeffrey Steele and Steve Robson and recorded by American country music group Rascal Flatts. It was released in September 2008 as the fifth single from their album Still Feels Good.
  9. "Here" is the third album by rap musician and producer of The Foreign Exchange Hip hop duo Nicolay. The album was self produced and mixed under BBE music. The album has collaborations from artists Darien Brockington, Black Spade, Wiz Khalifa, and Sy Smith.
  10. "Here" is a popular song, with music written by Harold Grant and lyrics by Dorcas Cochran, published in 1954.
  11. "Here" is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow.
  12. "Here" is a composition.
  13. "Here" is a musical single of Luscious Jackson.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  14. "Here" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  15. "Here" is a musical single of Clara Hill.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  16. "Here" is a musical album of GRAPEVINE & Grapevine.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  17. "Here" is a musical single of Oliver Ho.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  18. "Here" is a musical album of Moveonout.
    • released in
  19. "Here" is a composition.
  20. "Here" is a musical album of Jane Thompson.
    • released on
  21. "Here" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  22. "Here" a.k.a. "Here!" is a musical album of KETTLES.
    • released on
  23. "Here" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  24. "Here" is a musical album of Guillaume Gargaud.
    • released in (6 years ago)


  1. Here is a musical group.
    • albums: "Sikusaq: John Peel Session", "Here", "Swirl", "Figura Porka", "Double Happiness"
    • official website:
  2. Here is a musical group, record producers.

There are other groups with in their name, like Here..., Down Here, Here & Now, From Here On, Here and Now, Far From Here, Away from Here, Here and There, Here II Praise, More Than Here, Robot Goes Here, Here Kitty Kitty, Here We Go Magic, The Here and Now, Here Lies Another, Here I Come Falling, Here Goes Everything, Here's to the Heroes, The Lights From Here and Here Come the Mummies.


  1. Here a.k.a. here TV is an American premium television network targeting LGBT audiences. Launched in 2002, Here TV is available nationwide on all major cable systems, fiber optics systems, and Internet TV providers as either a 24/7 premium subscription channel, a video on demand service, and/or a subscription video on demand service. Here TV is actively involved in the LGBT community and offers sponsorship to yearly events such as gay pride events and film festivals as well as supporting a number of community organizations. In 2013, Here TV programming became available on the YouTube paid channels.
    • also known as Here Films , Here!
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • GLAAD Media Barbara Gittings Award
        • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Foreign Language Film - "I Killed My Mother" (Canada )
    • official website:
  2. HERE is a record label.


  1. Here is a Nokia business unit that brings together Nokia's mapping and location assets under one brand. The technology of HERE is based on a cloud-computing model, in which location data and services are stored on remote servers so that users have access to it regardless of which device they use.
    • also known as Ovi Maps, Nokia Maps
    • official website:
  2. Here is an influential 6-page comic by Richard McGuire published in Raw Volume 2 #1 in 1989.
  3. Here is "this place"; the place where a thinking subject is, or places itself.

Phrases with Here

Phrases starting with the word Here:

  1. Here Lies
  2. Here's to
  3. Here Below
  4. Here We Go
  5. here and now
  6. Here You Are
  7. Here excavata
  8. here and there
  9. Here ricthofeni
  10. Here We Go Again
  11. Here Goes Nothing

Phrases ending with the word Here:

  1. up here
  2. over here
  3. Same Here
  4. Up to Here
  5. Junonia Here
  6. Get Outta Here
  7. Get Out Of Here
  8. Kilroy Was Here
  9. Not Invented Here

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Here

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Google previewAmerican Anthropologist (1899)

u-sa'-ru — the word here means that the Victory song commemorated ...

Google previewNotes on the Gospels, condensed from the Amer. ed (1799)

by Albert Barnes

' The word here refers to future punishment. It does not always, however.

Google previewBeginning in Christ Together (2010)

by Brett Eastman, Dee Eastman, Todd Wendorff, Denise Wendorff, Karen Lee-Thorp

The Greek word here means to change your mind. To think about things in a radically different way. A related Hebrew word means to change course, to look for what you need in a completely different direction. Feeling bad about your behavior ...

Google previewAn English-Herero Dictionary (1883)

With an Introduction to the Study of Herero and Bantu in General by F. W. Kolbe

Here, adv.

Google previewWorkers in America: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

by Robert E. Weir

HOTEL EMPLOYEES AND RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION The Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union ( HERE) was chartered by the American Federation of Labor (AFL) on April 24, 1891.

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1810)

Exhibiting the Names of the Several Cities, Towns, Parishes, and Villages ... Collected from the Most Authentic Documents, and Arranged in Alphabetical Order. Being a Continuation of the Topography of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland by Nicholas Carlisle

Baithen was Abbot here. INISCAOIN, ISLAND, in the Great Lough Erne, Co. of FERMANAGH, and Province of Ulsters-" In the early ages we find an Abbey here, of which St. Mochaimoc, the son of Endeus, was ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Second Edition (2014)

Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim

Finding terms here associated with these theologians can whet the appetite for further study of these ...

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Quotes about Here

I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here. (Arnold Schwarzenegger)
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Scrabble value of H4E1R1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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