have

have
[[t]hæv[/t]] unstressed [[t]həv, əv[/t]] for 26usually [[t]hæf[/t]]
v. and aux. v. pres. sing. 1st and 2nd pers. have,
1) to possess; own; hold for use; contain:
I have property. The work has an index[/ex]
2) to accept in some relation:
He wants to marry her, if she'll have him[/ex]
3) to get; receive; take:
to have a part in a play; to have news[/ex]
4) to experience, undergo, or endure:
Have a good time. He had a heart attack[/ex]
5) to hold in mind, sight, etc.:
to have doubts[/ex]
6) to cause to, as by command or invitation:
Have him come here at five[/ex]
7) to be in a certain relation to:
She has three cousins[/ex]
8) to show or exhibit in action or words:
She had the crust to refuse my invitation[/ex]
9) to be identified or distinguished by; possess the characteristic of:
This wood has a silky texture[/ex]
10) to engage in; carry on:
to have a talk; to have a fight[/ex]
11) to partake of; eat or drink:
We had cake for dessert[/ex]
12) to permit; allow:
I will not have any talking during the concert[/ex]
13) to assert or represent as being:
Rumor has it that she's moving[/ex]
14) to give birth to; beget:
to have a baby[/ex]
15) to hold an advantage over:
He has you there[/ex]
16) to outwit; deceive; cheat:
We realized we'd been had by a con artist[/ex]
17) to control or possess through bribery; bribe
18) to gain possession of:
There is none to be had at that price[/ex]
19) to hold or put in a certain position or situation:
The problem had me stumped[/ex]
20) to exercise; display:
Have pity on them[/ex]
21) to invite or cause to be present as a companion or guest:
We had Evelyn over for dinner[/ex]
22) to engage in sexual intercourse with
23) to know or be skilled in:
to have neither Latin nor Greek[/ex]
24) to be in possession of money or wealth:
those who have and those who have not[/ex]
25) (used with a past participle to form perfect tenses):
She has gone. I would have felt better if the hotel had cost less[/ex]
26) cvb to be required, compelled, or under obligation (fol. by infinitival to, with or without a main verb):
I have to leave now[/ex]
27) phv have at, to attack with vigor
28) one that has wealth, social position, or other material benefits
Etymology: bef. 900; ME haven, habben, OE habban, c. OS hebbian, OHG habēn, ON hafa, Go haban usage: See of

From formal English to slang. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hâve — hâve …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Have — (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • have — (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • have — (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hâve — [ av ] adj. • 1548; frq. °haswa « gris comme le lièvre » ♦ Amaigri et pâli par la faim, la fatigue, la souffrance. ⇒ émacié, 1. maigre. Gens hâves et déguenillés. Visage, teint hâve. ⇒ blafard, blême. ⊗ CONTR. 1. Frais, replet. hâve adj. Litt.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • *hâve — ● hâve adjectif (francique haswa, blême) Qui est pâle et amaigri par la maladie, la faim. ● hâve (difficultés) adjectif (francique haswa, blême) Orthographe Avec un accent circonflexe sur le …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Have — Have, lat., sei gegrüßt! lebe wohl! Auf Grabmälern: have pia anima! lebe wohl, fromme Seele! …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Have — (ave, lat.), sei gegrüßt! lebe wohl! bes. auf Grabsteinen: H. pia anima (lebe wohl liebe Seele); vgl. Ave Maria …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Have — (lat.), soviel wie Ave …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Have — (ave, lat.), Sei gegrüßt! Lebe wohl! H. pia anĭma, Lebe wohl, fromme Seele! …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • have — index accommodate, hold (possess), keep (shelter), own, possess, remain (occupy) …   Law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”