Here is the opposite of there. There is another place, but here is where you are right now.

When someone yells, "Come here! Come here!" they want you to come to where they are — here means the present location for the person using the word. Unless you're in the same place, here is a different place for you and for someone else. People use here to indicate a specific place, like "See this scar right here?" There are also expressions like "here and there" (meaning all sorts of places) and "the here and now" (the present time).

Definitions of here
  1. adverb
    in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is
    “I work here
    “turn here
    “radio waves received here on Earth”
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    at that place, in that location, there
    in or at that place
  2. adverb
    to this place (especially toward the speaker)
    “come here, please”
    synonyms: hither
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    there, thither
    to or toward that place; away from the speaker
  3. adverb
    at this time; now
    “we'll adjourn here for lunch and discuss the remaining issues this afternoon”
  4. adverb
    in this circumstance or respect or on this point or detail
    “what do we have here?”
    here I must disagree”
  5. noun
    the present location; this place
    “where do we go from here?”
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    a location other than here; that place
    type of:
    a point or extent in space
  6. adjective
    being here now
    “is everyone here?”
    being or existing in a specified place
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