• Pronunciation of have: HH AE1 V

  • Number of syllables of have: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of have

  • Definition of have

    • (n): a person who possesses great material wealth  
    • (v): give birth (to a newborn); "My wife had twins yesterday!"  
    • (v): suffer from; be ill with; "She has arthritis"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): undergo; "The stocks had a fast run-up"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don''t take sugar in my coffee"  
    • (v): have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"  
    • (v): organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"  
    • (v): have left; "I have two years left"; "I don''t have any money left"; "They have two more years before they retire"  
    • (v): get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"  
    • (v): have a personal or business relationship with someone; "have a postdoc"; "have an assistant"; "have a lover"  
    • (v): have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"  
    • (v): be confronted with; "What do we have here?"; "Now we have a fine mess"  

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