Pronunciation of Have
/hˈav/, /hˈav/, /h_ˈa_v/

Antonyms for have:

refuse, reject, forsake, lack, miss, lose.

Synonyms for have:

Sense 5 (noun)

command, enjoy.

Sense 6 (noun)

come down with, invade, afflict, go down with.

Sense 7 (noun)

display, exhibit.

Sense 8 (noun)

include, subsume, comprehend, comprise, encompass, embody.

Sense 9 (noun)


Sense 10 (noun)

awaken, ignite, affect, participate, inspire, prove, rouse, invoke, taste.

Sense 12 (noun)

put aside, spare, fit in, squeeze in.

Sense 14 (noun)

indulge, partake.

Sense 15 (noun)

sound out, delude, deceive, trick, bamboozle, four flush, consult, bluff, mislead, ask around, cozen, hoodwink, shall, betray, beguile.

Sense 16 (noun)

have over, catering, have round, guest, disinvite.

Sense 17 (noun)


Sense 18 (noun)

bristle with, rate, grow in, seem, tend.

Sense 21 (noun)

be, done.

Sense 23 (noun)

Got, sorted, belong to, have in.

Sense 24 (noun)

manage, touch, try.

person (noun)

rich person, wealthy person.

bring into the world (verb)

deliver, bring forth, beget, give birth.

cheat, trick (verb)

fix, dupe, deceive, fool.

contact (verb)


contain (verb)

involve, comprise, encompass, comprehend, embrace, embody, subsume.

Sense 1

go down with, cozen, invite in, fill up, rend, dine out, savor of, bristle with, hallucinate, rouse, eat out, ignite, succumb, incubate, instill, invite back, swim, squeeze in, ooze, drink down, catering, endow with, trap, ail, resonate, hold to, come down with, come out in, subsume, afflict, ask around, four flush, give back, still, invite over, whip up, eat in, burn up, have over, sound out, dehydrate, drink up, dine in, partake of, awaken, stoke, place card, invite along, have round, rekindle, relapse, exude, sandwich between, live on, seem, dine, Got, sicken, put aside, disinvite, grow in, dine on, sup, burn out, froth, inflame, lash, puff up.

Sense 2

consult, content, enjoy, breakfast, polish off, churn up, delude, hospitable, infect, swamp, picnic, rate, atrophy, comprise, spin, inhabit, be, tend, hospitality, hoodwink, invade, mislead, inspire, bluff, house, sorted, crack-up, invoke, lunch, deceive.

Sense 3

sting, include, partake, finish, prove, have in, participate, spread, do to, bamboozle, exhibit, nosh, beguile, take out, get in, rave, overwhelm, quench, reception.

Sense 4

embody, encompass, affect, restore, fit, send, spare, fit in, try.

Sense 5

guest, comprehend, drink, belong to, done, consumption, taste.

Sense 6

bed, betray, command.

Sense 7

manage, indulge, display, raise.

Sense 8

host, touch.

Sense 10


Sense 11



get hold of.






lay down, leave.










take in.

Other synonyms and related words:

allow, bear, boast, gain, fill, make, experience, moneybags, give birth, take, carry, receive, countenance, sustain, cause, feel, know, tolerate, undergo, enjoy, taste, suffer, accept, obtain, get, maintain, occupy, deliver, find.

Usage examples for have:

  • What is it you have to tell me? - "The Boy Aviators in Africa", Captain Wilbur Lawton.
  • " Not me, but Hinnissy have. - "Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen", Finley Peter Dunne.
  • I have no doubt that it is, if you say so. - "Concerning Sally", William John Hopkins.

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