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Main Entry: 1have
Pronunciation: ()hav, (h)v, v; in "have to" meaning "must" usually haf
Inflected Form(s): past & past participle had /()had, (h)d, d/; present participle hav·ing /hav-i/; present 3rd singular has /()haz, (h)z, z, s; in "have to" meaning "must" usually has/ 1 a: POSSESS 1, own <have a dog> <have the right to vote> b: to consist of <April has 30 days> 2: to be forced by duty or conscience in regard to : MUST <have to go> <have a letter to write> 3: to stand in relationship to <has three sisters> 4 a: OBTAIN 1, get <the best to be had> b: RECEIVE 1 <had bad news> c: ACCEPT 1a; especially: to accept in marriage <she wouldn't have him> 5 a: to be marked or characterized by <has red hair> b: REVEAL 1 <had the courage to refuse> c: 2USE 3, exercise <have mercy> 6 a: 2EXPERIENCE, UNDERGO <have a good time> <I have a cold> b: to perform an action or engage in an activity <have a look at that mess> <had a fight> c: to hold in the mind <have an opinion> <have doubts> 7 a: to cause to do or be done <had my hair cut> <please have the children stay> b: to cause to be <has everyone confused> 8: 1PERMIT 1 <we'll have no more of that> 9 a: to hold an advantage over <we have them now> b: 2TRICK 1, fool <been had by a partner> 10: 2BEAR 2a <have a baby> 11: to partake of <have dinner> 12: 2BRIBE <can be had for a price> 13 -- used as a helping verb with the past participle of another verb <has gone home> <had already eaten> <will have finished dinner by then> - had betteror had best: would be wise to <you had better start your work> - have at: to go at or deal with : ATTACK - have done: 1FINISH 1, stop - have coming: to deserve what one gets, benefits by, or suffers <he had that punishment coming> - have it in for: to intend to do harm to - have one's eye on: to watch constantly and attentively - have to do with 1: to deal with <the book has to do with fish> 2: to have a specified relationship with or effect on <luck had nothing to do with winning>