there /ˈðær, ˈðɛr/
1. 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 there he put the man whom he had formed. --Ge. ii. 8.
Note: ☞ In distinction from here, there usually signifies a place farther off. “Darkness there might well seem twilight here.” --Milton.
2. 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; there art thou happy. --Shak.
3. To or into that place; thither.
The rarest that e'er came there. --Shak.
Note: ☞ There is sometimes used by way of exclamation, calling the attention to something, especially to something distant; as, there, there! see there! look there! 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 there was, and that a worthy man. --Chaucer.
There is a path which no fowl knoweth. --Job xxviii. 7.
Wherever there is a sense or perception, there 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 there it is reasonable. --Chaucer.
Here and there, in one place and another.
Syn: -- See Thither.
n : a location other than here; that place; "you can take it
from there" [ant: here]
adv 1: in or at that place; "they have lived there for years";
"it's not there"; "that man [who is] there" [syn: at
that place, in that location] [ant: here]
2: in that matter; "I agree with you there" [syn: in that
respect, on that point]
3: to or toward that place; away from the speaker; "go there
around noon!" [syn: thither] [ant: here]