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there

 
pronunciation:
theIr
parts of speech:
adverb, pronoun, noun, interjection
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in, at, or to that place.
Be there by morning, or I'll leave without you.Go there, and you will see for yourself how beautiful it is.
definition 2: at that point.
There she stopped reading and began to cry.
definition 3: in that matter.
You are right about some things, but you are wrong there.
 
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: used to express the idea of something happening or existing.
There was once a man named Elmer Brown.There will come a time when you will want to leave home.
definition 2: that place.
It was so dark in there that we couldn't see a thing.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that place.
I come from there as well.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used when something is finished, or to express a feeling.
There! We're all done.There! I told you this would happen.
Homophone Note
The words there and their, and the contraction they're ("they are"), all sound alike but have different meanings.