Have Definition

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1. have, rich person, wealthy person (noun)

a person who possesses great material wealth.


    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul noun
    a human being.


    affluent noun
    an affluent person; a person who is financially well off.

    Croesus noun
    a very wealthy man.

    fat cat noun
    a wealthy and privileged person.

    man of means, rich man, wealthy man noun
    a man who is wealthy.

    millionairess noun
    a woman millionaire.

    plutocrat noun
    someone who exercises power by virtue of wealth.

    millionaire noun
    a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollars.

    billionaire noun
    a very rich person whose material wealth is valued at more than a billion dollars.

    multi-billionaire noun
    a very rich person whose material wealth is valued at many billions of dollars.

    2. have, have got, hold (verb)

    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.
    Synonyms: have got, hold

    maintain, sustain, keep verb
    supply with necessities and support.

    keep, hold on verb
    retain possession of.

    keep verb
    look after; be the keeper of; have charge of.

    maintain, keep verb
    maintain for use and service.

    keep verb
    have as a supply.

    monopolise, monopolize verb
    have or exploit a monopoly of.

    wield, exert, maintain verb
    have and exercise.

    stock, stockpile, carry verb
    have on hand.

    hold, bear verb
    have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices.

    carry verb
    have or possess something abstract.

    3. feature, have (verb)

    have as a feature.

    • This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France.
    Synonyms: feature
    Antonyms: lack, Miss (verb)

    be without.


    wear verb
    have or show an appearance of.

    wear, bear verb
    have on one's person.

    carry verb
    have a certain range.

    carry verb
    be equipped with (a mast or sail).

    bear verb

    give off verb
    have as a by-product.

    combine, unite verb
    have or possess in combination.

    star verb
    feature as the star.

    sport, boast, feature verb
    wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner.

    possess verb
    have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill.

    involve, imply verb
    have as a necessary feature.

    bristle verb
    have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles.

    bristle, abound, burst verb
    be in a state of movement or action.

    brim verb
    be completely full.

    carry, pack, take verb
    have with oneself; have on one's person.

    read, say verb
    have or contain a certain wording or form.

    wear verb
    have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality.

    carry verb
    have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence.

    4. experience, have, receive, get (verb)

    go through (mental or physical states or experiences).

    • get an idea.
    • experience vertigo.
    • get nauseous.
    • receive injuries.
    • have a feeling.
    Synonyms: experience, receive, get

    undergo verb
    pass through.


    suffer, sustain, have, get verb
    undergo (as of injuries and illnesses).

    take verb
    experience or feel or submit to.

    horripilate verb
    have one's hair stand on end and get goosebumps.

    5. own, possess, have (verb)

    have ownership or possession of.

    • He owns three houses in Florida.
    • How many cars does she have?.
    Synonyms: own, possess

    prepossess verb
    possess beforehand.

    6. get, LET, have (verb)

    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.
    Synonyms: get, LET

    make, get verb
    give certain properties to something.

    7. ingest, consume, have, take in, take (verb)

    serve oneself to, or consume regularly.

    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!.
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee.
    Synonyms: ingest, consume, take in, take
    Antonyms: desist, abstain, refrain (verb)

    choose not to consume.


    hit verb
    consume to excess.

    cannibalise, cannibalize verb
    eat human flesh.

    habituate, use verb
    take or consume (regularly or habitually).

    eat verb
    eat a meal; take a meal.

    eat verb
    take in solid food.

    drink, imbibe verb
    take in liquids.

    booze, drink, fuddle verb
    consume alcohol.

    partake, touch verb

    eat, feed verb
    take in food; used of animals only.

    replete, sate, satiate, fill verb
    fill to satisfaction.

    sample, taste, try, try out verb
    take a sample of.

    suck in, sop up, take up, take in verb
    take up as if with a sponge.

    smoke verb
    inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes.

    do drugs, drug verb
    use recreational drugs.

    swallow, get down verb
    pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking.

    sup verb
    take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon.

    8. have (verb)

    have a personal or business relationship with someone.

    • have a postdoc.
    • have an assistant.
    • have a lover.

    interact verb
    act together or towards others or with others.

    9. hold, give, have, throw, make (verb)

    organize or be responsible for.

    • hold a reception.
    • have, throw, or make a party.
    • give a course.
    Synonyms: hold, give, throw, make

    direct verb
    be in charge of.

    10. have (verb)

    have left.

    • I have two years left.
    • I don't have any money left.
    • They have two more years before they retire.

    leave verb
    have left or have as a remainder.

    11. have (verb)

    be confronted with.

    • What do we have here?.
    • Now we have a fine mess.

    12. experience, have (verb)


    • The stocks had a fast run-up.
    Synonyms: experience

    change verb
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature.


    encounter, receive, meet verb
    experience as a reaction.

    13. have (verb)

    suffer from; be ill with.

    • She has arthritis.

    suffer, hurt verb
    feel pain or be in pain.

    14. cause, induce, stimulate, make, get, have (verb)

    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.
    Synonyms: cause, induce, stimulate, make, get

    decide verb
    cause to decide.

    persuade verb
    cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm.

    bring verb
    induce or persuade.

    solicit verb
    incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination.

    encourage verb
    spur on.

    LET verb
    actively cause something to happen.

    lead verb
    cause to undertake a certain action.

    instigate, prompt, inspire verb
    serve as the inciting cause of.

    suborn verb
    induce to commit perjury or give false testimony.

    compel, obligate, oblige verb
    force somebody to do something.

    15. accept, take, have (verb)

    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.
    Synonyms: accept, take
    Antonyms: pass up, turn down, decline, refuse, reject (verb)

    refuse to accept.


    acquire, get verb
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract.


    admit, take on, accept, take verb
    admit into a group or community.

    welcome verb
    accept gladly.

    honor, honour verb
    accept as pay.

    adopt, borrow, take up, take over verb
    take up and practice as one's own.

    16. receive, have (verb)

    get something; come into possession of.

    • receive payment.
    • receive a gift.
    • receive letters from the front.
    Synonyms: receive

    acquire, get verb
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract.


    take up, take in verb

    hustle verb
    get by trying hard.

    accept verb
    receive (a report) officially, as from a committee.

    fence verb
    receive stolen goods.

    graduate verb
    receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies.

    inherit verb
    receive by genetic transmission.

    17. suffer, sustain, have, get (verb)

    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.
    Synonyms: suffer, sustain, get

    experience, have, receive, get verb
    go through (mental or physical states or experiences).


    collapse, break down verb
    collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack.

    cramp verb
    suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle.

    crack up, crock up, collapse, break up, crack verb
    suffer a nervous breakdown.

    18. get, have, make (verb)

    achieve a point or goal.

    • Nicklaus had a 70.
    • The Brazilian team got 4 goals.
    • She made 29 points that day.
    Synonyms: get, make

    rack up, score, tally, hit verb
    gain points in a game.

    19. birth, give birth, bear, deliver, have (verb)

    cause to be born.

    • My wife had twins yesterday!.

    produce, bring forth verb
    bring forth or yield.


    Twin verb
    give birth to twins.

    drop verb
    give birth; used for animals.

    foal verb
    give birth to a foal.

    cub verb
    give birth to cubs.

    kitten verb
    have kittens.

    Lamb verb
    give birth to a lamb.

    litter verb
    give birth to a litter of animals.

    pup, whelp verb

    farrow, pig verb
    give birth.

    fawn verb
    have fawns.

    have young, calve verb

    have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, bear, carry verb
    be pregnant with.

    20. have, take (verb)

    have sex with; archaic use.

    • He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable.
    Synonyms: take
    Nearby Terms

    have a ball (verb)
    enjoy oneself greatly

    have a bun in the oven (verb)
    be pregnant with

    have a fit (verb)
    get very angry and fly into a rage

    have a go (verb)
    make an attempt at something

    have a go at it (verb)
    have sexual intercourse with

    have a good time (verb)
    enjoy oneself greatly

    have a look (verb)
    look at with attention

    have down (verb)
    have (something) mastered

    have got (verb)
    have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

    have in mind (verb)
    intend to refer to

    have intercourse (verb)
    have sexual intercourse with

    have it away (verb)
    have sexual intercourse with

    have it coming (verb)
    deserve (either good or bad)

    have it off (verb)
    have sexual intercourse with

    have kittens (verb)
    get very angry and fly into a rage