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    have - Dictionary definition and meaning for word have

    Definition
    (noun) a person who possesses great material wealth Definition
    (verb) have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    Synonyms : have got , hold
    Example Sentence
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard
    Definition
    (verb) have as a feature
    Synonyms : feature
    Example Sentence
    • This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France
    Definition
    (verb) go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
    Synonyms : experience , get , receive
    Example Sentence
    • get an idea
    • experience vertigo
    • get nauseous
    • receive injuries
    • have a feeling
    Definition
    (verb) have ownership or possession of
    Synonyms : own , possess
    Example Sentence
    • He owns three houses in Florida
    • How many cars does she have?
    Definition
    (verb) cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
    Synonyms : get , let
    Example Sentence
    • He got his squad on the ball
    • This let me in for a big surprise
    • He got a girl into trouble
    Definition
    (verb) serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    Synonyms : consume , ingest , take , take in
    Example Sentence
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
    Definition
    (verb) have a personal or business relationship with someone
    Example Sentence
    • have a postdoc
    • have an assistant
    • have a lover
    Definition
    (verb) organize or be responsible for
    Synonyms : give , hold , make , throw
    Example Sentence
    • hold a reception
    • have, throw, or make a party
    • give a course
    Definition
    (verb) have left
    Example Sentence
    • I have two years left
    • I don't have any money left
    • They have two more years before they retire
    Definition
    (verb) be confronted with
    Example Sentence
    • What do we have here?
    • Now we have a fine mess
    Definition
    (verb) undergo
    Synonyms : experience
    Example Sentence
    • The stocks had a fast run-up
    Definition
    (verb) suffer from; be ill with
    Example Sentence
    • She has arthritis
    Definition
    (verb) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    Synonyms : cause , get , induce , make , stimulate
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) receive willingly something given or offered
    Synonyms : accept , take
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) get something; come into possession of
    Synonyms : receive
    Example Sentence
    • receive payment
    • receive a gift
    • receive letters from the front
    Definition
    (verb) undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    Synonyms : get , suffer , sustain
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) achieve a point or goal
    Synonyms : get , make
    Example Sentence
    • Nicklaus had a 70
    • The Brazilian team got 4 goals
    • She made 29 points that day
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be born
    Synonyms : bear , birth , deliver , give birth
    Example Sentence
    • My wife had twins yesterday!
    Definition
    (verb) have sex with; archaic use
    Synonyms : take
    Example Sentence
    • He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable
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