Have - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |həv|  American pronunciation of the word have
Brit.  |hæv|  British pronunciation of the word have
irregular verb:  p.t. — had  p.p. — had

noun

- a person who possesses great material wealth
- have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (syn: hold)
- have as a feature (syn: feature)
- go through (mental or physical states or experiences) (syn: experience, get, receive)
- have ownership or possession of (syn: own, possess)
- cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition (syn: get, let)
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Examples

Do they have a new car?

You can have it until I get back.

She has a red bike, and I have a blue one.

She got another part-time job and now she has two jobs.

I'm looking for the newspaper. Do you have it?

He had the newspaper right in his hand.

I used to have a necklace like that, but I lost it.

She used to share a room with her sister, but now she has her own room.

Have they got a new car?

We've got things to do.

I have everything I want.

I have no money on me.

The car has power brakes.

He has only a little French.

We don't have time to stay.

Phrasal verbs

have down  — have (something) mastered
have on  — be dressed in

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: have
he/she/it: has
present participle: having
past tense: had
past participle: had
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