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part of speech: adverb

In that place; in the place most distant; opposed to here, in this place; a word used as a mere introductory particle at the beginning of a sentence, adding to the sentence a peculiar and idiomatic emphasis, which can hardly be explained: there serves to throw the nominative after the verb, as " a man was," " there was a man"; in composition, there has the force of that, as thereby, by that.

part of speech: adverb

In that place ( opposed to HERE): it is used to begin sentences when the subject comes after the verb. - THEREABOUT or – ABOUTS’, adv. about or near that place: near that number, quantity, or degree.

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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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