Webster 1913 Edition
ðǣr; akin to D.
dār, Sw. & Dan.
der, Icel. & Goth.
tarhithen, and E.
that. √184. See
In or at that place.“[They] there left me and my man, both bound together.”
The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and
therehe put the man whom he had formed.
Ge. ii. 8.
☞ In distinction from here, there usually signifies a place farther off. “Darkness there might well seem twilight here.”
In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place;
as, he did not stop.
there, but continued his speech
The law that theaten’d death becomes thy friend
And turns it to exile;
And turns it to exile;
thereart thou happy.
To or into that place; thither.
The rarest that e'er came
Thereis sometimes used by way of exclamation, calling the attention to something, especially to something distant; as,
Thereis often used as an expletive, and in this use, when it introduces a sentence or clause, the verb precedes its subject.
therewas, and that a worthy man.
Thereis a path which no fowl knoweth.
Job xxviii. 7.
thereis a sense or perception,
theresome idea is actually produced.
Therehave been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue.
☞ There is much used in composition, and often has the sense of a pronoun. See
☞ There was formerly used in the sense of where.
Spend their good
thereit is reasonable.
Here and there,
in one place and another.
Syn. – See
Webster 1828 Edition
1.In that place.
The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there he put the man whom he had formed. Gen.2.
2.It is sometimes opposed to here; there denoting the place most distant.
Darkness there might well seem twilight here.
3.Here and there, in one place and another; as here a little and there a little.
4.It is sometimes used by way of exclamation; calling the attention to something distant; as there, there; see there; look there.
5.There is used to begin sentences or before a verb; sometimes pertinently, and sometimes without signification; but its use is to firmly established that it cannot be dispensed with.
Wherever there is sense or perception, there some idea is actually produced.
There have been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue.
And there came a voice from heaven, saying, thou art my beloved Son. Mark 1.
6.In composition, there has the sense of a pronoun, as in Saxon; as thereby, which signifies by that.