Definitions for have

Definitions for (noun) have

Main entry: rich person, have, wealthy person

Definition: a person who possesses great material wealth

Definitions for (verb) have

Main entry: deliver, have, give birth, birth, bear

Definition: cause to be born

Usage: My wife had twins yesterday!

Main entry: have

Definition: suffer from; be ill with

Usage: She has arthritis

Main entry: have, get, suffer, sustain

Definition: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)

Usage: 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

Main entry: get, have, let

Definition: cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition

Usage: He got his squad on the ball; This let me in for a big surprise; He got a girl into trouble

Main entry: experience, have

Definition: undergo

Usage: The stocks had a fast run-up

Main entry: cause, induce, get, have, make, stimulate

Definition: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

Usage: 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

Main entry: consume, have, ingest, take, take in

Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly

Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Main entry: have, take

Definition: have sex with; archaic use

Usage: He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable

Main entry: make, have, hold, give, throw

Definition: organize or be responsible for

Usage: hold a reception; have, throw, or make a party; give a course

Main entry: receive, experience, get, have

Definition: go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

Usage: get an idea; experience vertigo; get nauseous; receive injuries; have a feeling

Main entry: hold, have, have got

Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Main entry: own, have, possess

Definition: have ownership or possession of

Usage: He owns three houses in Florida; How many cars does she have?

Main entry: have

Definition: have left

Usage: I have two years left; I don't have any money left; They have two more years before they retire

Main entry: have, receive

Definition: get something; come into possession of

Usage: receive payment; receive a gift; receive letters from the front

Main entry: have, take, accept

Definition: receive willingly something given or offered

Usage: 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

Main entry: make, have, get

Definition: achieve a point or goal

Usage: Nicklaus had a 70; The Brazilian team got 4 goals; She made 29 points that day

Main entry: have

Definition: have a personal or business relationship with someone

Usage: have a postdoc; have an assistant; have a lover

Main entry: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

Main entry: have

Definition: be confronted with

Usage: What do we have here?; Now we have a fine mess

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