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  • EN [ hæv , həv]
  • US [ hæv , həv]

English definition


  • 1. a person who possesses great material wealth


  • 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"
    • "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
  • 2. have as a feature;

    • "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
  • 3. 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"
  • 4. have ownership or possession of;

    • "He owns three houses in Florida"
    • "How many cars does she have?"
  • 5. 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"
  • 6. serve oneself to, or consume regularly;

    • "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"
    • "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
  • 7. have a personal or business relationship with someone;

    • "have a postdoc"
    • "have an assistant"
    • "have a lover"
  • 8. organize or be responsible for;

    • "hold a reception"
    • "have, throw, or make a party"
    • "give a course"
  • 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. undergo;

    • "The stocks had a fast run-up"
  • 12. suffer from; be ill with;

    • "She has arthritis"
  • 13. 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"
  • 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!"
    • "Please accept my present"
  • 15. get something; come into possession of;

    • "receive payment"
    • "receive a gift"
    • "receive letters from the front"
  • 16. 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"
  • 17. achieve a point or goal;

    • "Nicklaus had a 70"
    • "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"
    • "She made 29 points that day"
  • 18. give birth (to a newborn);

    • "My wife had twins yesterday!"
  • 19. have sex with; archaic use;

    • "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"

Example sentences

  • We have many patterns in stock for you to choose from.

  • Have we got to the zoo yet?

  • I shall have to read up on this subject if I am to give a talk about it.

  • They have fastened up all the parcels.

  • We have the steel to get this job done.

  • She seems to have camped up at the third act of the play.

  • You don't have to go now.

  • The realisation that the murderer must have been a close friend came as a shock.

  • This pen is not very good, but we'll have to make it do.

  • His actions since that morning have been eccentric and unpredictable.

  • The slaves of the old society have become the masters of the new society.

  • The men have been gambling away all night.

  • Have you ever been to a virgin forest?

  • The seats have no back against which to lean.

  • Have you finished loading up yet?

  • The robbers have flown the country.

  • You have to pay £2 admission.

  • With a little care you could have avoided the mishap.

  • I have been there once.

  • I shall have to gather myself together to face the whole board of directors.

  • He asked his father for the car, but his father said right off that he couldn't have it.

  • I have omitted calling on you for fear of disturbing you.

  • If I'd known this beforehand, I would not have gone back.

  • Never before have I heard this song sung in chorus.

  • The kids have muddled up all the photos.

  • The sailors have taken the beach.

  • We have luncheon at twelve o'clock.

  • I have no adequate preparation.

  • Many poets and artists have drawn their inspiration from nature.

Phrase collocation

  • have at

    To attack.

  • have on

    To wear

    • had on red shoes.

    To be scheduled

    • We have a dinner party on for tomorrow evening.

  • have a care (或 an eye 等)

  • have got it bad

    (或 badly)(informal)be very powerfully affected emotionally, especially by love

  • have had it informal 非正式

    be in a very poor condition; be beyond repair or past its best

    • the car had had it.

    be unable to tolerate someone or something any longer

    • I've had it with him—he's humiliated me once too often!.

  • have it

    [with clause]express the view that (used to indicate that the speaker is reporting something which they do not necessarily believe to be fact)

    • rumour had it that although he lived in a derelict house, he was really very wealthy.

    win a decision, especially after a vote

    • the ayes have it.

    have found the answer to something

    • ‘I have it!’ Rosa exclaimed.

  • have it away (on one's toes)

    (Brit. informal)leave quickly

  • have it away or off

    (Brit. vulgar slang)have sexual intercourse

  • have it both ways

  • have got it in for

    (informal)feel a particular dislike of (someone) and behave in a hostile manner towards them

  • have got it in one to do something

    (informal)have the capacity or potential (to do something)

    • everyone thinks he has it in him to produce a literary classic.

  • have a nice day

    (chiefly US)used to express good wishes when parting

  • have got nothing on informal 非正式

    be not nearly as good as (someone or something), especially in a particular respect

    (have nothing 或 something on someone)know nothing (or something) discreditable or incriminating about someone

    • I am not worried—they've got nothing on me.

  • have nothing to do with

    • I am not worried—they've got nothing on me.


  • have a crush on somebody

    • She has a crush on the new gym mistress.

  • have it in for somebody

    • Hatfmld had it in for McCoy.

  • have a captain

    • Have a captain at this!

  • have tbe hots for somebody

    • I'd never have the deep undying hots for that rah-rah boy.

  • have a bone to pick with

    • They had a bone to pick with neighbouring villages.

    • The ambassador had a bone to pick with the student demonstrations.

  • Do I have to paint (you) a picture. (=Do I have to draw you a picture?)

    • Do I have to draw you a picture or you can visualize this?

Synonym discrimination

  • eat, dine, have, consume, devour, gorge, swallow

  • have, hold, own, possess, keep, enjoy

  • make, cause, get, have, render

Meaning of have

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