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Definition of "there" [there]

  • At or in that place: sit over there. (adverb)
  • To, into, or toward that place: wouldn't go there again. (adverb)
  • At that stage, moment, or point: Stop there before you make any more mistakes. (adverb)
  • In that matter: I can't agree with him there. (adverb)
  • Used to introduce a clause or sentence: There are numerous items. There must be another exit. (pronoun)
  • In, at, or to that place, point, case, or respect (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Used as a grammatical subject with some verbs, esp be, when the true subject is an indefinite or mass noun phrase following the verb as complement (pronoun)
  • Who or which is in that place or position (adjective)
  • That place (noun)
  • An expression of sympathy, as in consoling a child (exclamation)

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Use "there" in a sentence
  • "And down south it was not so cold there and there were many grasslands and savannahs there and there  appeared adot."
  • "We've been promised non-linear narratives since HyperCard, and there are some out there*."
  • "If there is one person I admire and love for chutzpah, her sex appeal is Kumar the Cross Dresser ..there is none like her , and I dont even know how to contact her ...,this is Kumar the make up artist with his sister ..and me definitely not her brother ha ha ha ha ha"