Definition for have

verb as in be in possession

verb as in endure, bear

verb as in contain

Strongest matches

include, involve

Weak match

take in

verb as in cheat, trick

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verb as in bring into the world

Strongest matches

bear, deliver

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Weak matches

bring forth, give birth

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Example Sentences

Aksyonov has great fun inventing a culturally pureed lexicon for his might-have-been cosmopolitan Russians.

The divide between the haves and the have-nots is so great that the elite never feel these things directly.

Moran's point is a good one, but the truth is that Congress is already dominated by have's and want-to-have's.

It's now a must-have wardrobe staple, similar to that of the t-shirt or a pair of jeans.

Must-have TV channels are out, and cheap work-arounds are in.

I appeal to yourself, Madam, whether these sublime notions have-any thing consoling in them?

Ha-ha-have my head sha-a-ved, dress myself up li-like a Turk?

He did not-have to teach Mappo very much, for the monkey could already do those things.

No poorest man on earth would change places with this man-that-might-have-been, for his time draws nigh and his end is perdition.

Has time-have my changed fortunes softened her stern determination towards me?


On this page you'll find 224 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to have, such as: accept, acquire, admit, bear, carry, and enjoy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.