There
There There, adv. [OE. ther, AS. [eth][=ae]r; akin to D. daar, G. da, OHG. d[=a]r, Sw. & Dan. der, Icel. & Goth. [thorn]ar, Skr. tarhi then, and E. that. [root]184. See {That}, pron.] 1. In or at that place. ``[They] there left me and my man, both bound together.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. --Ge. ii. 8. [1913 Webster]

Note: In distinction from here, there usually signifies a place farther off. ``Darkness there might well seem twilight here.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

The law that theaten'd death becomes thy friend And turns it to exile; there art thou happy. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To or into that place; thither. [1913 Webster]

The rarest that e'er came there. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

A knight there was, and that a worthy man. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

There is a path which no fowl knoweth. --Job xxviii. 7. [1913 Webster]

Wherever there is a sense or perception, there some idea is actually produced. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

There have been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue. --Suckling. [1913 Webster]

Note: There is much used in composition, and often has the sense of a pronoun. See {Thereabout}, {Thereafter}, {Therefrom}, etc. [1913 Webster]

Note: There was formerly used in the sense of where. [1913 Webster]

Spend their good there it is reasonable. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Here and there}, in one place and another. [1913 Webster]

Syn: See {Thither}. [1913 Webster]


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