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To have attained or achieved
To be cunningly tricked into doing something, usually in an incriminating way
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“We can go out partying and have your mom by telling her we're at the library studying.”
To have been living a particular way of life
“The farmers would have a bountiful season due to the favorable weather conditions.”
(of a position, state, or form) To have acquired or assumed
To have permitted (someone) to have or do something
(of an action or task) To have undertaken or performed
To be given birth to
“After having two boys, she now wanted to have a girl.”
To have held or organized an event
“Let's have a big party for your 18th birthday.”
To have caused someone to do something, usually against their inclinations
Past tense for to be in possession
“After buying a new PlayStation, I now have a gaming console.”
Past tense for to be made up or consist of
“Your backpack will have various compartments for storing your clothing and equipment.”
Past tense for to have as a feature
“This bathroom will have the most amazing bathtub once we are done renovating it.”
(of food or drink) Past tense for to consume
“We will have some meat and vegetables for dinner tonight.”
Past tense for to receive or acquire
“I expect to have the items I bought from eBay in the mail soon.”
Past tense for to host or entertain someone
“Please be on your best behavior this evening as I plan to have some guests coming over.”
(of an illness, ailment or disability) Past tense for to be afflicted with
“I have a tummy ache from the spicy curry I ate for lunch.”
Past tense for to hold or display a specified thought or emotion
“Always encourage the young boy, so that he will have confidence in his ability.”
Past tense for 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) Past tense for to approve of
“We cannot have these things imposed on us.”
Past tense for to accept or agree to receive
“She agreed to have him as her date to the school's prom.”
(often used in the negative) Past tense 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!”
(have to) Past tense for to be obliged to do something
“I have to study hard for my exam tomorrow if I don't want to fail it.”
Past tense for to be scheduled to attend or participate in
“I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow.”
(rare, usually used in simple past form "had") Past tense for to influence unscrupulously
“We can have the notoriously corrupt politician by promising him kickbacks.”
Having been tricked, cheated or duped
Kept in one's possession
Prepositional phrase
Proposes a hypothetical situation in which the speaker has possession of something
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