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English definition of “have”

have

modal verb     /hæv/ (past tense and past participle had, present tense singular has)
have to do sth; have got to do sth A2 to need to do something or be forced to do something: I have to go to Berlin tomorrow . Do we have to finish this today? They've had to change their plans .Essential or necessary
A2 used when you are telling someone how to do something: You've got to type in your name , then your password .Giving orders and commands
used to say that you feel certain that something is true or will happen : Interest rates have to come down at some point . There's (= there has) got to be a better way of doing this. CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
(Definition of have modal verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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