here Definition

  • 1in, at, or to this place or position
  • 2used when introducing something or someone
  • 3used to attract attention to someone or something

Using here: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "here" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Come here and sit down.

  • Example

    Here is your coffee.

  • Example

    Here, let me help you with that.

  • Example

    I'm not going anywhere. I'll be here all day.

here Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for here

  • present
  • at this location
  • in this place

Phrases with here

  • here and now

    the present moment


    We need to focus on the here and now and not worry about the future.

  • used to express that one is about to attempt something even though it may not succeed


    I'm not sure if I can do it, but here goes nothing.

  • used to describe something that is temporary or short-lived


    He spent all his money on a fancy car, but it broke down after a week. Here today, gone tomorrow.


Summary: here in Brief

The word 'here' [hɪər] refers to a place or position, often used to introduce something or someone or to attract attention. It can denote physical location, as in 'Come here and sit down,' or abstract concepts like the present moment, as in 'We need to focus on the here and now.' Phrases like 'here goes nothing' and 'here today, gone tomorrow' add emphasis and context to the word.

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