here adv

OE hér < Germanic.

  1. In this world.
  2. In this matter.
  3. At this point.
  4. In the present state.
  5. In this place; in the immediate vicinity.
  6. Phrase. “here and there”: in this place and that; in various locations; at sundry unplanned localities; [fig.] now and then; occasionally.
  7. Phrase. “nor here nor there”: unimportant; of little consequence.

here [-s, -'s] n

OE hęre < Germanic.

  1. Site; place; locale; setting; geographic area.