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Verb: have (had,having,has)  hav
  1. Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters";
    - have got, hold
     
  2. Have as a feature
    "This restaurant has the most famous chefs in France";
    - feature
     
  3. Go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
    "have a feeling";
    - experience, receive, get
     
  4. Have ownership or possession of
    "How many cars does she have?";
    - own, possess
     
  5. Cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
    "He had his squad on the ball";
    - get, let
     
  6. Eat, esp. normally or regularly
    "Have another bowl of chicken soup!";
    - consume, ingest, take in, take
     
  7. Have a personal or business relationship with someone
    "have a postdoc"; "have an assistant"; "have a lover"
     
  8. Organize or be responsible for
    "have, throw, or make a party";
    - hold, throw, make, give
     
  9. Have left
    "I have two years left"; "I don't have any money left"; "They have two more years before they retire"
     
  10. Be confronted with
    "What do we have here?"; "Now we have a fine mess"
     
  11. Be subject to, have the experience of
    "The chemical havees a sudden change"; "The fluid havees shear"; "have a strange sensation"; "The stocks had a fast run-up";
    - undergo, experience
     
  12. Suffer from; be ill with
    "She has arthritis"
     
  13. Make someone or something act in a particular way or do a particular thing
    - induce, stimulate, cause, get, make
     
  14. 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!";
    - accept, take
     
  15. Get something; come into possession of
    "have payment";
    - receive
     
  16. Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars";
    - suffer, sustain, get
     
  17. Achieve a point or goal
    "Nicklaus had a 70";
    - get, make
     
  18. Cause to be born
    "My wife had twins yesterday!";
    - give birth, deliver, bear, birth
     
  19. [archaic] Have sex with
    "She was had by others before him";
    - take [archaic]
Noun: have  hav
  1. A person who possesses great material wealth
    - rich person, wealthy person, moneybags

Derived forms: haves

Type of: acquire, be intimate, bed, bring forth, change, direct, do it, get, get it on, have a go at it, have intercourse, have sex, hit, hurt, individual, interact, know [archaic], lie with [archaic], love, make, make love, make out, make whoopee, mortal, nail [N. Amer], person, produce, rack up, score, sleep together, sleep with, somebody, someone, soul, suffer, tally

Antonym: lack

Encyclopedia: Have, Don't Have