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Dictionary definition for: Have

1. (n) a person who possesses great material wealth

2. (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"

3. (v) have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

4. (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"

5. (v) have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida" "How many cars does she have?"

6. (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"

7. (v) serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!" "I don''t take sugar in my coffee"

8. (v) have a personal or business relationship with someone; "have a postdoc" "have an assistant" "have a lover"

9. (v) organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception" "have, throw, or make a party" "give a course"

10. (v) have left; "I have two years left" "I don''t have any money left" "They have two more years before they retire"

11. (v) be confronted with; "What do we have here?" "Now we have a fine mess"

12. (v) undergo; "The stocks had a fast run-up"

13. (v) suffer from; be ill with; "She has arthritis"

14. (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"

15. (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"

16. (v) get something; come into possession of; "receive payment" "receive a gift" "receive letters from the front"

17. (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"

18. (v) achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70" "The Brazilian team got 4 goals" "She made 29 points that day"

19. (v) give birth (to a newborn) "My wife had twins yesterday!"

20. (v) have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"

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