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adverb 
  1. In or at that place or location.
    • They left me and my man, both bound together. " Shakespeare, Comedy of Errors, V-i
    • The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and he put the man whom he had formed. " Genesis 2:8
      Note: In distinction from here, usually signifies a place farther off, in such a manner, that here would include the person using the word, while would not.
    • Darkness might well seem twilight here. " Milton
      1. In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place; as, he did not stop , but continued his speech.
    • The law that threaten"d death becomes thy friend / And turns it to exile; art thou happy. " Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, III-iii
      1. To or into that place; thither.
    • The rarest that e"er came . " Shakespeare, Tempest, II-i
      Note: There is sometimes used by way of exclamation, calling attention to something, especially to something distant; as, There, there! See ! Look ! There is often used as an expletive, and in this use, when it introduces a sentence or clause, the verb precedes its subject.
    • A knight was, and that a worthy man. " Chaucer
    • There is a path which no fowl knoweth. " Job 28:7
    • Wherever is a sense or perception, some idea is actually produced. " Locke
    • There have been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue. " Suckling
      Note: There is much used in composition, and often has the sense of a pronoun. See thereabout, thereafter, therefrom, etc.
      Note: There was formerly used in the sense of where.
    • Spend their good it is reasonable. " Chaucer
      1. (abstract) In existence or in this world; mention of unspecified location, somewhere.
      is something amiss.
Etymology: (term, ther, lang=enm) < (term, íír, lang=ang) < (proto, Germanic, íír) < (proto, Indo-European, tar-, there) < (PIE.) demonstrative pronominal base
  • (term, to-, , the, that) + adverbial suffix (term, -r).
  • Akin to Dutch (term, daar, lang=nl), German (term, da, lang=de), Old High German (term, dÄr, lang=goh), Swedish (term, dír, lang=sv), Danish (term, der, lang=da), Icelandic (term, íar, lang=is), and Gothic (term, íar, lang=got), Sanskrit (term, tarhi, , then, lang=sa), and English (term, that). See (term, that) (pronoun).



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