there


there
there [ther]
adv.
[ME ther, there, where < OE ther, thær, there, where < IE * tor-, *ter-, there < * to-, *tā-, demonstrative base > THAT, THEN]
1. at or in that place: often used as an intensive [ Mary there is a good player ]: in dialectal or nonstandard use, often placed between a demonstrative pronoun and the noun it modifies [ that there hog ]
2. toward, to, or into that place; thither [go there]
3. at that point in action, speech, discussion, etc.; then [there I paused]
4. in that matter, respect, etc.; as to that [there you are wrong]
5. at the moment; right now [there goes the whistle]: There is also used a) in interjectional phrases of approval, encouragement, etc. [there's a fine fellow! ] b) with pronominal force in impersonal constructions in which the real subject follows the verb [there is very little time, there are three people here ] c) in place of the name, as in greeting a person [ hi there!]
n.
that place or point [we left there at six]
interj.
1. used to express defiance, dismay, satisfaction, etc. [there, I've done it anyway!]
2. used to express sympathy, concern, etc. when repeated [there, there! everything will be OK]
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not all there or all there
Informal (not) in full possession of one's wits; (not) mentally sound

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