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1there/ˈðeɚ/adverb
1there
/ˈðeɚ/
adverb
Learner's definition of THERE  
: in that place : at that location — used in speech when something is found
   b  : to or into that place
: at that point in a process, activity, story, etc.
   b  : in that particular matter
— used with the verb be at the beginning of a sentence that makes a statement about a situation or asks about a situation
   b  — used to introduce a sentence in which the subject comes after the verb
— used in speech after a noun to emphasize which person, thing, etc., you are referring to
informal  — used to address a person or animal
◊ Do not confuse there with their or they're.

been there, done that

— see be 8

have been there

— used to say that you have experienced the same thing that someone else has experienced

here and there

— see 1here

here, there, and everywhere

— see 1here

neither here nor there

— see 1here

out there

informal
— used to say in a general way that someone or something exists
— see also out-there

then and there

orthere and then
— see 1then

there go/goes

— see 1go

there's … for you

— see 1for

there you are

informalorthere you go
— used to tell someone that you have given them what they asked for
— used to indicate that something is completed or done in a satisfactory way

there you have it

informal
— used to indicate that something is completed or done in a satisfactory way

you have me there

orthere you have me
— see have
2there/ˈðeɚ/adjective
2there
/ˈðeɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of THERE  
not used before a noun
: capable of being relied on for support or help

not all there

— see 2all
3there/ˈðeɚ/interjection
3there
/ˈðeɚ/
interjection
Learner's definition of THERE  
— used to attract attention
— used to show satisfaction, approval, or encouragement

so there

informal
— used to say in a somewhat rude, angry, or childish way that you have stated your opinion or decision and will not change it

there, there

— used to tell someone not to be worried or unhappy
4there/ˈðeɚ/noun
4there
/ˈðeɚ/
noun
Learner's definition of THERE  
[noncount]
: that point
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