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To be in possession
“After buying a new PlayStation, I now have a gaming console.”
To be made up of
“Your backpack will have various compartments for storing your clothing and equipment.”
To have as a feature
“This bathroom will have the most amazing bathtub once we are done renovating it.”
(of food or drink) To consume
“We will have some meat and vegetables for dinner tonight.”
To receive or acquire
“I expect to have the items I bought from eBay in the mail soon.”
Organize or bring about
“Let's have a big party for your 18th birthday.”
To give birth
“After having two boys, she now wanted to have a girl.”
To host or entertain someone
“Please be on your best behavior this evening as I plan to have some guests coming over.”
To go through something
“The farmers would have a bountiful season due to the favorable weather conditions.”
(of an illness, ailment or disability) To be afflicted with
“I have a tummy ache from the spicy curry I ate for lunch.”
To hold or display a specified thought or emotion
“Always encourage the young boy, so that he will have confidence in his ability.”
To cause to be
“She would have me feed her cats while she was away on holiday because I owed her a favor.”
(often used in the negative) To approve of
“I will not have you speaking to me with that tone of voice!”
To accept or agree to receive
“She agreed to have him as her date to the school's prom.”
(often used in the negative) To believe or be taken in by
“I can make up an excuse for being late, but my wife will not have any of it!”
(have to) To be obliged to do something
“I have to study hard for my exam tomorrow if I don't want to fail it.”
To be scheduled to attend or participate in
“I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow.”
(rare, usually used in simple past form "had") To trick or deceive
“We can go out partying and have your mom by telling her we're at the library studying.”
(rare, usually used in simple past form "had") To influence unscrupulously
“We can have the notoriously corrupt politician by promising him kickbacks.”
(rare, usually used in plural form "haves") A wealthy or privileged person
“As a have of the city, the business magnate felt a duty towards helping the have-nots.”
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