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[ th air; unstressed th er ]SEE DEFINITION OF there

Synonyms for there

  • attendant
  • near
  • ready
  • accounted for
  • at hand
  • available
  • existent
  • in attendance
  • in view
  • made the scene
  • on board
  • on deck
  • on hand
  • on-the-spot
  • show up
  • there with bells on
  • within reach
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Antonyms for there

  • absent
  • away
  • distant
  • far
  • former
  • future
  • past
  • previous
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WORD ORIGIN

Old English þær "in or at that place," from Proto-Germanic *thær (cf. Old Saxon thar, Old Frisian ther, Middle Low German dar, Middle Dutch daer, Dutch daar, Old High German dar, German da, Gothic þar, Old Norse þar), from PIE *tar- "there" (cf. Sanskrit tar-hi "then"), from root *to- (see the) + adverbial suffix -r.

Interjectional use is recorded from 1530s. To have been there "had previous experience of some activity" is recorded from 1877.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR THERE

able

adjectiveable to perform well; having a proven capacity
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