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1. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • maintain
  • monopolize
  • stock
  • wield
  • feature
  • hold on
  • carry
  • monopolise
  • exert
  • keep
  • stockpile
  • sustain
  • hold

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • inhale
  • absorb
  • substantiality

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Have

  • nav
  • halve

How do you pronounce have?

Pronounce have as hæv.

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How do you spell have? Is it hvae ?

A common misspelling of have is hvae

Example sentences of the word have


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Give each color a separate drawer if you have the space.

2. Verb, base form
It would be a shame to have to ruin your decorating job to fix something in your basement.

Quotes containing the word have


1. Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
- Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

2. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

2. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] have as a feature.

Synonyms

  • wear
  • feature
  • carry
  • imply
  • burst
  • own
  • say
  • hold
  • bristle
  • pack
  • brim
  • star
  • have got
  • bear
  • possess
  • boast
  • unite
  • involve
  • give off
  • abound
  • combine
  • read
  • take

Antonyms

  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string
  • go

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] go through (mental or physical states or experiences).

Synonyms

  • receive
  • perceive
  • suffer
  • experience
  • comprehend
  • get
  • sustain
  • undergo
  • take

Antonyms

  • generic drug
  • brand-name drug
  • synergist
  • antagonist

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] have ownership or possession of.

Synonyms

  • own
  • feature
  • prepossess

Antonyms

  • break
  • fire
  • fall back
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.

Synonyms

  • let
  • make

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • discolor
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] serve oneself to, or consume regularly.

Synonyms

  • take up
  • do drugs
  • use
  • sup
  • swallow
  • get down
  • touch
  • habituate
  • feed
  • ingest
  • cannibalize
  • taste
  • replete
  • cannibalise
  • take in
  • eat
  • satiate
  • fuddle
  • drug
  • smoke
  • try out
  • fill
  • hit
  • suck in
  • sample
  • drink
  • consume
  • try
  • partake
  • sate
  • booze
  • imbibe
  • take

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • empty
  • malnourished
  • break even

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] undergo.

Synonyms

  • encounter
  • experience
  • change
  • meet

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • ebb
  • denitrify

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] have a personal or business relationship with someone.

Antonyms

  • ionate

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] organize or be responsible for.

Synonyms

  • make
  • give
  • direct
  • hold

Antonyms

  • reassure
  • insatiate
  • orient
  • orderliness

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. have

verb. ['ˈhæv'] have left.

Antonyms

  • top out

Etymology

  • haven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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