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Verb
Coming into possession of
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“I expect to have the items I bought from eBay in the mail soon.”
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Being afflicted with something unfortunate
“The farmers would have a bountiful season due to the favorable weather conditions.”
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(general or positive) To experience an emotion or sensation
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Present participle for to be in possession
“After buying a new PlayStation, I now have a gaming console.”
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Present participle for to be made up or consist of
“Your backpack will have various compartments for storing your clothing and equipment.”
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Present participle for to have as a feature
“This bathroom will have the most amazing bathtub once we are done renovating it.”
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(of food or drink) Present participle for to consume
“We will have some meat and vegetables for dinner tonight.”
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Present participle for organize or bring about
“Let's have a big party for your 18th birthday.”
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Present participle for to give birth
“After having two boys, she now wanted to have a girl.”
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Present participle for to host or entertain someone
“Please be on your best behavior this evening as I plan to have some guests coming over.”
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(of an illness, ailment or disability) Present participle for to be afflicted with
“I have a tummy ache from the spicy curry I ate for lunch.”
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Present participle for to hold or display a specified thought or emotion
“Always encourage the young boy, so that he will have confidence in his ability.”
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Present participle for to cause to be
“She would have me feed her cats while she was away on holiday because I owed her a favor.”
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(often used in the negative) Present participle for to approve of
“I will not have you speaking to me with that tone of voice!”
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Present participle for to accept or agree to receive
“She agreed to have him as her date to the school's prom.”
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(often used in the negative) Present participle for 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!”
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(have to) Present participle for to be obliged to do something
“I have to study hard for my exam tomorrow if I don't want to fail it.”
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Present participle for to be scheduled to attend or participate in
“I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow.”
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(rare, usually used in simple past form "had") Present participle for to trick or deceive
“We can go out partying and have your mom by telling her we're at the library studying.”
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(rare, usually used in simple past form "had") Present participle for to influence unscrupulously
“We can have the notoriously corrupt politician by promising him kickbacks.”
Noun
The act of taking or receiving something
Noun
The state of having complete legal control of something
Noun
The action of possessing and benefiting from something
Adjective
Maintaining
Adjective
Not conspicuous
Preposition
Having or owning
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