Definition of Have

1. Noun. A person who possesses great material wealth.

2. Verb. Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense. "They have the money "; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
Exact synonyms: Have Got, Hold
Specialized synonyms: Keep, Maintain, Sustain, Hold On, Keep, Keep, Keep, Maintain, Keep, Monopolise, Monopolize, Exert, Maintain, Wield, Carry, Stock, Stockpile, Bear, Hold, Carry
Related verbs: Feature
Derivative terms: Holding

3. Verb. Have as a feature. "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
Exact synonyms: Feature
Specialized synonyms: Wear, Bear, Wear, Carry, Carry, Bear, Give Off, Combine, Unite, Star, Boast, Feature, Sport, Possess, Imply, Involve, Bristle, Abound, Bristle, Burst, Brim, Carry, Pack, Take, Read, Say, Wear, Carry
Related verbs: Have Got, Hold, Own, Possess
Derivative terms: Feature, Feature
Antonyms: Lack

4. Verb. Go through (mental or physical states or experiences). "Have a feeling"
Exact synonyms: Experience, Get, Receive
Specialized synonyms: Get, Suffer, Sustain, Take, Horripilate
Entails: Comprehend, Perceive
Generic synonyms: Undergo
Derivative terms: Experience, Experience

5. Verb. Have ownership or possession of. "How many cars does she have?"
Exact synonyms: Own, Possess
Specialized synonyms: Prepossess
Related verbs: Feature
Derivative terms: Owner, Owner, Possession, Possessive, Possessive, Possessor

6. Verb. Cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition. "He got a girl into trouble"
Exact synonyms: Get, Let
Generic synonyms: Get, Make

7. Verb. Serve oneself to, or consume regularly. "They have more bread"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

8. Verb. Have a personal or business relationship with someone. "Have a lover"
Generic synonyms: Interact

9. Verb. Organize or be responsible for. "Give a course"
Exact synonyms: Give, Hold, Make, Throw
Generic synonyms: Direct

10. Verb. Have left. "They have two more years before they retire"
Specialized synonyms: Leave

11. Verb. Be confronted with. "Now we have a fine mess"

12. Verb. Undergo. "The stocks had a fast run-up"
Exact synonyms: Experience
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Encounter, Meet, Receive
Derivative terms: Experience, Experience

13. Verb. Suffer from; be ill with. "She has arthritis"
Generic synonyms: Hurt, Suffer
Related verbs: Get, Suffer, Sustain

14. Verb. Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner. "They have him to write the letter"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

15. Verb. Receive willingly something given or offered. "Please accept my present"
Exact synonyms: Accept, Take
Related verbs: Receive
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Specialized synonyms: Accept, Admit, Take, Take On, Welcome, Honor, Honour, Adopt, Borrow, Take Over, Take Up
Derivative terms: Acceptance, Acceptation, Taker
Antonyms: Refuse
Also: Take In, Take Over, Take Over, Take Up

16. Verb. Get something; come into possession of. "They have the money "; "Receive letters from the front"
Exact synonyms: Receive
Specialized synonyms: Take In, Take Up, Hustle, Accept, Fence, Graduate, Inherit
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Related verbs: Accept, Take
Derivative terms: Receiver, Reception, Recipient

17. Verb. Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses). "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
Exact synonyms: Get, Suffer, Sustain
Specialized synonyms: Break Down, Collapse, Cramp, Break Up, Collapse, Crack, Crack Up, Crock Up
Generic synonyms: Experience, Get, Receive
Derivative terms: Sufferer

18. Verb. Achieve a point or goal. "She made 29 points that day"
Exact synonyms: Get, Make
Related verbs: Make
Generic synonyms: Hit, Rack Up, Score, Tally

19. Verb. Cause to be born. "My wife had twins yesterday!"
Exact synonyms: Bear, Birth, Deliver, Give Birth
Entails: Conceive
Specialized synonyms: Twin, Drop, Foal, Cub, Kitten, Lamb, Litter, Pup, Whelp, Farrow, Pig, Fawn, Calve, Have Young, Bear, Carry, Expect, Gestate, Have A Bun In The Oven
Related verbs: Bear, Carry, Expect, Gestate, Have A Bun In The Oven
Generic synonyms: Bring Forth, Produce
Derivative terms: Birth, Birth, Birth, Delivery

20. Verb. Have sex with; archaic use. "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"

Definition of Have

1. v. t. To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm.

Definition of Have

1. Verb. (transitive) To possess, own, hold. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To be related in some way to (with the object identifying the relationship). ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To partake of a particular substance (especially a food or drink) or action. ¹

4. Verb. (context: auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) Used in forming the perfect aspect and the past perfect aspect. ¹

5. Verb. (context: auxiliary verb, taking a w:Infinitive to-infinitive) must. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To give birth to. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To engage in sexual intercourse with. ¹

8. Verb. (''transitive with bare infinitive'') To cause to, by a command or request. ¹

9. Verb. (''transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement'') To cause to be. ¹

10. Verb. (''transitive with bare infinitive'') To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.) ¹

11. Verb. (''transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement'') To depict as being. ¹

12. Verb. Used as interrogative auxiliary verb with a following pronoun to form tag questions. (For further discussion, see "Usage notes" below) ¹

13. Verb. (British slang) To defeat in a fight; take. ¹

14. Verb. (Irish) To be able to speak a language. ¹

15. Verb. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of. ¹

16. Verb. To be afflicted with, to suffer from, to experience something negative ¹

17. Verb. To trick, to deceive ¹

18. Verb. (transitive often with present participle) Allow. ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Have

1. a wealthy person [n -S] / to be in possession of [v past 2d person sing. HAD, HADDEST or HADST, present participle HAVING, present 2d person sing. HAVE or HAST, 3d person sing. HAS or HATH]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Have

have-a-go hero
have I got news for you
have Van Gogh's ear for music
have a ball
have a bath
have a bone in one's leg
have a bone to pick
have a break
have a bun in the oven
have a clue

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