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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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HERE, adverb

1. In this place; in the place where the speaker is present; opposed to there. Behold, here am I. Lodge here this night. Build here seven altars.

2. In the present life or state.

Thus shall you be happy here and more happy hereafter.

3. It is used in making an offer or attempt.

Then here's for earnest.

4. In drinking health.

HERE's to thee, Dick.

It is neither here nor there, it is neither in this place nor in that; neither in one place nor in another.

HERE and there, in one place and another; in a dispersed manner or condition; thinly; or irregularly.