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Definition 1: a person who possesses great material wealth - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of have ) a very rich person whose material wealth is valued at more than a billion dollars

(... is a kind of have ) a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollars

(... is a kind of have ) someone who exercises power by virtue of wealth

(... is a kind of have ) a woman millionaire

(... is a kind of have ) a man who is wealthy

(... is a kind of have ) a wealthy and privileged person

(... is a kind of have ) a very wealthy man

(... is a kind of have ) an affluent person; a person who is financially well off

"the so-called emerging affluents"

(... is a kind of have ) a very rich person whose material wealth is valued at many billions of dollars

Definition 2: cause to be born - [verb of body]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My wife had twins yesterday!

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) bring forth or yield

"The tree would not produce fruit"

(have has a similar meaning as ...) be pregnant with

"She is bearing his child" "The are expecting another child in January" "I am carrying his child"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to (a calf)

"the whales calve at this time of year"

(... is a kind of have ) have fawns

"deer fawn"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to (piglets)

"sows farrow"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to (a puppy)

"the dog whelped"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to a litter of animals

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to a lamb

"the ewe lambed"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to kittens

"our cat kittened again this year"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to cubs

"bears cub every year"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to a foal

"the mare foaled"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth; used for animals

"The cow dropped her calf this morning"

(... is a kind of have ) give birth to twins

(have implies ...) become pregnant; undergo conception

"She cannot conceive" "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"

Definition 3: suffer from; be ill with - [verb of body]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She has arthritis

(have is a kind of ...) feel pain or be in pain

(have has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 4: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses) - [verb of body]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

"get an idea" "experience vertigo" "get nauseous" "receive injuries" "have a feeling"

(... is a kind of have ) collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack

(... is a kind of have ) suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

(... is a kind of have ) suffer a nervous breakdown

(have has a similar meaning as ...) suffer from; be ill with

"She has arthritis"

Definition 5: cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition - [verb of change]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He got his squad on the ball
  • This let me in for a big surprise
  • He got a girl into trouble

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) give certain properties to something

"get someone mad" "She made us look silly" "He made a fool of himself at the meeting" "Don't make this into a big deal" "This invention will make you a millionaire" "Make yourself clear"

Definition 6: undergo - [verb of change]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The stocks had a fast run-up

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of have ) experience as a reaction

"My proposal met with much opposition"

Definition 7: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner - [verb of communication]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for have in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of have ) cause to decide

"This new development finally decided me!"

(... is a kind of have ) induce to commit perjury or give false testimony

"The President tried to suborn false witnesses"

(... is a kind of have ) serve as the inciting cause of

"She prompted me to call my relatives"

(... is a kind of have ) cause to undertake a certain action

"Her greed led her to forge the checks"

(... is a kind of have ) actively cause something to happen

"I let it be known that I was not interested"

(... is a kind of have ) spur on

"His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"

(... is a kind of have ) incite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination

"He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents"

(... is a kind of have ) induce or persuade

"The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"

(... is a kind of have ) cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

"You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"

(... is a kind of have ) force somebody to do something

"We compel all students to fill out this form"

Definition 8: serve oneself to, or consume regularly - [verb of consumption]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
  • I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of have ) eat human flesh

(... is a kind of have ) take up as if with a sponge

(... is a kind of have ) take a sample of

"Try these new crackers" "Sample the regional dishes"

(... is a kind of have ) fill to satisfaction

"I am sated"

(... is a kind of have ) take in food; used of animals only

"This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat" "What do whales eat?"

(... is a kind of have ) consume

"She didn't touch her food all night"

(... is a kind of have ) consume alcohol

"We were up drinking all night"

(... is a kind of have ) take in liquids

"The patient must drink several liters each day" "The children like to drink soda"

(... is a kind of have ) take in solid food

"She was eating a banana" "What did you eat for dinner last night?"

(... is a kind of have ) eat a meal; take a meal

"We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls" "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"

(... is a kind of have ) take or consume (regularly or habitually)

"She uses drugs rarely"

(... is a kind of have ) take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon

Definition 9: have sex with; archaic use - [verb of contact]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) have sexual intercourse with

"This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

Definition 10: organize or be responsible for - [verb of creation]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) be in charge of

Definition 11: go through (mental or physical states or experiences) - [verb of perception]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • get an idea
  • experience vertigo
  • get nauseous
  • receive injuries
  • have a feeling

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) pass through

"The chemical undergoes a sudden change" "The fluid undergoes shear" "undergo a strange sensation"

(... is a kind of have ) 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"

(... is a kind of have ) experience or feel or submit to

"Take a test" "Take the plunge"

(... is a kind of have ) have one's hair stand on end and get goosebumps

"I horripilate when I see violence on television"

(have implies ...) to become aware of through the senses

"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

Definition 12: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense - [verb of possession]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She has $1,000 in the bank
  • He has got two beautiful daughters
  • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of have ) supply with necessities and support

"She alone sustained her family" "The money will sustain our good cause" "There's little to earn and many to keep"

(... is a kind of have ) have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices

"She bears the title of Duchess" "He held the governorship for almost a decade"

(... is a kind of have ) have on hand

"Do you carry kerosene heaters?"

(... is a kind of have ) have and exercise

"wield power and authority"

(... is a kind of have ) have or exploit a monopoly of

"OPEC wants to monopolize oil"

(... is a kind of have ) have as a supply

"I always keep batteries in the freezer" "keep food for a week in the pantry" "She keeps a sixpack and a week's worth of supplies in the refrigerator"

(... is a kind of have ) maintain for use and service

"I keep a car in the countryside" "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"

(... is a kind of have ) look after; be the keeper of; have charge of

"He keeps the shop when I am gone"

(... is a kind of have ) retain possession of

"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?" "She kept her maiden name after she married"

(... is a kind of have ) have or possess something abstract

"I carry her image in my mind's eye" "I will carry the secret to my grave" "I carry these thoughts in the back of my head" "I carry a lot of life insurance"

(have has a similar meaning as ...) have as a feature

"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

Definition 13: have left - [verb of possession]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(... is a kind of have ) have left or have as a remainder

"That left the four of us" "19 minus 8 leaves 11"

Definition 14: achieve a point or goal - [verb of possession]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Nicklaus had a 70
  • The Brazilian team got 4 goals
  • She made 29 points that day

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) gain points in a game

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

(have has a similar meaning as ...) act in a certain way so as to acquire

"make friends" "make enemies"

Definition 15: get something; come into possession of - [verb of possession]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • receive payment
  • receive a gift
  • receive letters from the front

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

(... is a kind of have ) accept

"The cloth takes up the liquid"

(... is a kind of have ) get by trying hard

"she hustled a free lunch from the waiter"

(... is a kind of have ) receive (a report) officially, as from a committee

(... is a kind of have ) receive stolen goods

(... is a kind of have ) receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies

"She graduated in 1990"

(... is a kind of have ) receive by genetic transmission

"I inherited my good eyesight from my mother"

(have has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 16: have ownership or possession of - [verb of possession]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He owns three houses in Florida
  • How many cars does she have?

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of have ) possess beforehand

(have has a similar meaning as ...) have as a feature

"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

Definition 17: receive willingly something given or offered - [verb of possession]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for have in the sense of this definition

(have is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

(... is a kind of have ) admit into a group or community

"accept students for graduate study" "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"

(... is a kind of have ) accept gladly

"I welcome your proposals"

(... is a kind of have ) accept as pay

"we honor checks and drafts"

(... is a kind of have ) take up and practice as one's own

(have has a similar meaning as ...) get something; come into possession of

"receive payment" "receive a gift" "receive letters from the front"

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(have is a kind of ...) act together or towards others or with others

"He should interact more with his colleagues"

Definition 19: have as a feature - [verb of stative]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

Synonyms for have in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of have ) have or show an appearance of

"wear one's hair in a certain way"

(... is a kind of have ) have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill

"he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"

(... is a kind of have ) have as a necessary feature

"This decision involves many changes"

(... is a kind of have ) have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles

"bristling leaves"

(... is a kind of have ) be in a state of movement or action

"The room abounded with screaming children" "The garden bristled with toddlers"

(... is a kind of have ) be completely full

"His eyes brimmed with tears"

(... is a kind of have ) have with oneself; have on one's person

"She always takes an umbrella" "I always carry money" "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"

(... is a kind of have ) have or contain a certain wording or form

"The passage reads as follows" "What does the law say?"

(... is a kind of have ) have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality

"He always wears a smile"

(... is a kind of have ) wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

"she was sporting a new hat"

(... is a kind of have ) feature as the star

"The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"

(... is a kind of have ) have on one's person

"He wore a red ribbon" "bear a scar"

(... is a kind of have ) have a certain range

"This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"

(... is a kind of have ) have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence

"This new washer carries a two year guarantee" "The loan carries a high interest rate" "this undertaking carries many dangers" "She carries her mother's genes" "These bonds carry warrants" "The restaurant carries an unusual name"

(... is a kind of have ) be equipped with (a mast or sail)

"This boat can only carry a small sail"

(... is a kind of have ) have

"bear a resemblance" "bear a signature"

(... is a kind of have ) have as a by-product

"The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"

(... is a kind of have ) have or possess in combination

"she unites charm with a good business sense"

(have has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(have has a similar meaning as ...) have ownership or possession of

"He owns three houses in Florida" "How many cars does she have?"

Definition 20: be confronted with - [verb of stative]

Samples where have or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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