Webster 1913 Edition
hyra, gen. pl. of
Of them; their.
herebare knees adown they fall.
hēr; akin to OS.
hier, Icel. & Goth.
här; fr. root of E.
In this place; in the place where the speaker is; – opposed to
He is not
here, for he is risen.
Matt. xxviii. 6.
In the present life or state.
here, and more happy hereafter.
To or into this place; hither.
Thou led’st me
At this point of time, or of an argument; now.
heremade violent efforts to rise.
☞ 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.”
Webster 1828 Edition
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.