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Definitions of have

  1. receive willingly something given or offered; " The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; " I won't have this dog in my house!"; " Please accept my present"
  2. give birth ( to a newborn); " My wife had twins yesterday!"
  3. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; " The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; " My children finally got me to buy a computer"; " My wife made me buy a new sofa"
  4. serve oneself to, or consume regularly; " Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; " I don't take sugar in my coffee"
  5. undergo; " The stocks had a fast run- up"
  6. of mental or physical states or experiences; " get an idea"; " experience vertigo"; " get nauseous"; " undergo a strange sensation"; " The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; " The fluid undergoes shear"; " receive injuries"; " have a feeling"
  7. have as a feature; " This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
  8. undergo ( as of injuries and illnesses); " She suffered a fracture in the accident"; " He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; " She got a bruise on her leg"; " He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
  9. cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition; " He got his squad on the ball"; " This let me in for a big surprise"; " He got a girl into trouble"
  10. be confronted with; " What do we have here?"; " Now we have a fine mess"
  11. a person who possesses great material wealth
  12. suffer from; be ill with; " She has arthritis"
  13. have sex with; archaic use; " He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
  14. have ownership or possession of; " He owns three houses in Florida"; " How many cars does she have?"
  15. have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; " She has $ 1, 000 in the bank"; " He has got two beautiful daughters"; " She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
  16. organize or be responsible for; " hold a reception"; " have, throw, or make a party"; " give a course"
  17. have left; " I have two years left"; " I don't have any money left"; " They have two more years before they retire"
  18. get something; come into possession of; " receive payment"; " receive a gift"; " receive letters from the front"
  19. achieve a point or goal; " Nicklaus had a 70"; " The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; " She made 29 points that day"
  20. have a personal or business relationship with someone; " have a postdoc"; " have an assistant"; " have a lover"
  21. of Have
  22. To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm.
  23. To possess, as something which appertains to, is connected with, or affects, one.
  24. To accept possession of; to take or accept.
  25. To get possession of; to obtain; to get.
  26. To cause or procure to be; to effect; to exact; to desire; to require.
  27. To bear, as young; as, she has just had a child.
  28. To hold, regard, or esteem.
  29. To cause or force to go; to take.
  30. To be under necessity or obligation; to be compelled; followed by an infinitive.
  31. To understand.
  32. To put in an awkward position; to have the advantage of; as, that is where he had him.
  33. To take or hold ( one's self); to proceed promptly; - used reflexively, often with ellipsis of the pronoun; as, to have after one; to have at one or at a thing, i. e., to aim at one or at a thing; to attack; to have with a companion.
  34. To possess; take; hold or bear; enjoy; desire; be obliged; bring forth; cheat; obtain the advantage of.
  35. Had.
  36. Having.
  37. To own or possess: to hold: to regard: to obtain: to bear or beget: to effect: to be affected by:- pr. p. having; pa. t. and pa. p. had.
  38. To possess; hold; regard; bring forth.
  39. To hold; own; possess.
  40. To feel; realize; enjoy.
  41. To cause to be; procure.
  42. To be compelled to.
  43. To bring forth; bear.
  44. To possess; to hold; to take; to be obliged; to contain; to receive. Had rather, wish rather. To have after, to pursue. To have away, to remove; to take away. To have at, to assail; to enter into competition with. To have in, to contain. To have out, to cause to depart. To have a care, to take care. To have pleasure, to enjoy. To have pain, to suffer. To have sorrow, to be grieved. He would have, he requires. He should have, he ought to have.
  45. To possess or hold; to enjoy; to be under necessity or impelled by duty, as you will have to do it; to desire, as I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God; to buy; to hold opinion; to bring forth.
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Quotes of have

  1. Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. My understanding is that what was provided was general order of battle information, not operational intelligence. I certainly have no knowledge of US participation in preparing battle and strike packages and doubt strongly that that occurred. – Frank Carlucci
  3. And I think both the left and the right should celebrate people who have different opinions, and disagree with them, and argue with them, and differ with them, but don't just try to shut them up. – Roger Ebert
  4. We expected to have a good time with Clive Davis 'cause I've always liked him, his shows. I've sort of followed his career a bit 'cause he had a lot of that on PBS over here. – Maurice Gibb
  5. When you have a very hot single there is no reason why it can't drive album sales. People fall off and come back on. I'm looking forward to coming back on with a vengeance. – Justin Guarini
  6. It's a very hard and competitive business in which you have to fight every day in order to impose yourself. – Karolina Kurkova
  7. For many years, our Messianic Jewish brothers and sisters have paid a great price. Other Jews have rejected them, and the Christian church would require they walk away from their traditions to fit into the Gentile culture. We must face these past wrongs. – Bill McCartney
  8. Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service will abide by its well -known, although unofficial, motto- a commitment to deliver. – John M. McHugh
  9. One can't deny what has happened to us in the past. The secret is to enjoy and be proud of the music we've created and the people with whom we have been linked. It's all a long chain of involvement in the world, and we are proud to be yet another link in this chain. – Graham Nash
  10. We don't really make bad records, though some people might like some more than others. And we have never really done a bad show. So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted. – Tom Petty
  11. When those waiters ask me if I want some fresh ground pepper, I ask if they have any aged pepper. – Andy Rooney
  12. I didn't want to become an actress because the competition with my mother would have been to much to live up to. – Isabella Rossellini
  13. But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing. – Wole Soyinka
  14. It'll be basically a live album, but it will also include songs, Judas Priest songs, the audience have never heard before, because we felt we wanted to give the kids something else, something they haven't already bought. – Glenn Tipton
  15. Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness. – Leon Trotsky

Usage examples for have

  1. And now tell me what you would have me do." – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. She would have to go with him. – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  3. Will you hear what I have to say? – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  4. Of course, but- Well, say you won't have him. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  5. Have they said that to you? – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
  6. You have to remember that. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. I mean to have it. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  8. Right: If I could have been there. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  9. What have you told her? – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  10. Why have I come here? – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  11. No, but have you? – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  12. Tell the Baron he can have the prisoner. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  13. I have a mind to have one. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. " 'And you have nothing? – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  15. I have nevah twaveled awound with him. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  16. Yes, have not I? – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  17. I have it, Luji! – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  18. I have said them. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  19. We need all we have in here. – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  20. Have you got it yet? – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell

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