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have

auxiliary verb  /hæv, həv, əv, v/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) us  

have auxiliary verb (PERFECT TENSE)

used with the past participle of other verbs to form perfect tenses: I have heard that story before. "Have we been invited?" "Yes, we have."

have

verb [T]

have verb [T] (DO)

   /hæv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) to do an action: He didn’t have a birthday party this year. The baby is having her nap.    /hæv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) Have can also mean eat or drink: We’re going to have lunch.    /hæv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) To have a baby is to give birth: Glennis had a girl.

have verb [T] (RECEIVE)

   /hæv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) to receive or accept something, or to allow something to happen: I’ll have some more coffee. I just had a phone call from Judy. I won’t have those kids running through my flower bed.

have verb [T] (CAUSE)

   /hæv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) to cause something to happen, or to cause someone to do something: We’re having the house painted. She had her parents come to her house for Thanksgiving. We often have friends over.

have verb [T] (EXPERIENCE)

   /hæv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) to experience something: We had a wonderful vacation. She had her car stolen last week.have a good/great/nice something If you say have a good/great/nice something you are saying that you hope someone enjoys a particular period of time: Thanks for shopping with us, and have a good day! Have a great trip, and drive safely!

have verb [T] (POSSESS)

   /hæv, həv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) ( also have got,  /hævˈɡɑt, həv-/) to own or possess something: We have a dog. Have you got a cold? I’ve got a big nose. Have you got any money on you (= Are you carrying money with you)?    /hæv, həv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) ( also have got,  /hævˈɡɑt, həv-/) Have can also mean to be related to, or to know: Carol has six sisters. I’ve got a friend who could lend us a car.    /hæv, həv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) ( also have got,  /hævˈɡɑt, həv-/) If a store has something, it is available to be bought: While you’re there, see if they have any toothpicks.Note: Have got is used only in the present tense.

have verb [T] (CONTAIN)

   /hæv, həv/ ( present tense has  /hæz, həz, əz/, past tense and past participle had  /hæd, həd, əd/) ( also have got,  /hævˈɡɑt, həv-/) to contain or include something: The Chicago area has a population of about eight million. Our house has three bedrooms and two baths. We have a few minutes left before the end of class.
Translations of “have”
in Korean 동사를 현재 분사와 과거 분사형으로 만들때 함께 쓰인다…
in Arabic فِعل مُساعِد يُستخدم مع التصريف الثالث لفعل آخر للإشارة إلى أزمنة المضارع التام والماضي التام…
in French avoir, On m’a arraché une dent, Smith est venu me voir…
in Turkish geçmişte olmuş bir olayın konuşulduğu/yazıldığı zamanda hâlâ önemli olduğunu gösteren geçmiş zaman ortaçlarıyla birlikte bileşik kipler kuran yardımcı fiil…
in Italian usato con il participio passato di un altro verbo per formare il presente perfetto e il passato perfetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (與動詞的過去分詞連用,構成現在完成式和過去完成式)…
in Russian вспом. гл., вместе с прич. прош. вр. основного гл. используется для формирования времен Present Perfect и Past Perfect…
in Polish z imiesłowem biernym tworzy konstrukcję present perfect…
in Spanish tener, poseer, recibir…
in Portuguese usado com o particípio passado de outro verbo para formar o presente perfeito e o passado perfeito…
in German Imperfekt, haben, bekommen…
in Catalan verb auxiliar que s’utilitza amb un participi per a formar temps compostos: haver…
in Japanese (文法)have + 動詞の過去分詞形で現在完了形または過去完了形を作る…
in Chinese (Simplified) (与动词的过去分词连用,构成现在完成时和过去完成时)…
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