- possess, own, or hold；possess (a quality, characteristic, or feature)
- used with a past participle to form the perfect, pluperfect, and future perfect tenses, and the conditional mood
- people with plenty of money and possessions；a swindle.
verb: have, 3rd person present: has, gerund or present participle: having, past tense: had, past participle: had
noun: have, plural noun: haves
- 1. possess, own, or hold he had a new car and a boat I've got a house of my own 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ possess (a quality, characteristic, or feature) the ham had a sweet, smoky flavour she's got blue eyes
- ▪ North American informal provide or indulge oneself with (something) he had himself two highballs
- ▪ be made up of; comprise in 1989 the party had 10,000 members 同義詞
- ▪ used to indicate a particular relationship he's got three children do you have a client named Peters?
- ▪ be able to make use of (something available or at one's disposal) how much time have I got for the presentation?
- ▪ have gained (a qualification) he's got a BA in English
- ▪ possess as an intellectual attainment; know (a language or subject) he knew Latin and Greek; I had only a little French
- 2. experience; undergo I went to a few parties and had a good time I was having difficulty in keeping awake 同義詞
- ▪ suffer from (an illness, ailment, or disability) I've got a headache 同義詞
- ▪ let (a feeling or thought) come into one's mind; hold in the mind he had the strong impression that someone was watching him 同義詞
- ▪ experience or suffer the specified action happening or being done to (something) she had her bag stolen
- ▪ cause to be in a particular state or condition I want to have everything ready in good time I had the TV on with the sound turned down
- ▪ cause (something) to be done for one by someone else it is advisable to have your carpet laid by a professional 同義詞
- ▪ tell or arrange for (someone) to do something for one he had his bodyguards throw Chris out she's always having the builders in to do something or other
- ▪ informal have put (someone) at a disadvantage in an argument you've got me there; I've never given the matter much thought
- ▪ informal cheat or deceive (someone) I realized I'd been had 同義詞
- ▪ vulgar slang have sex with.
- 3. be obliged or find it necessary to do the specified thing you don't have to accept this situation sorry, we've got to dash 同義詞
- ▪ be strongly recommended to do something if you think that place is great, you have to try our summer house
- ▪ be certain or inevitable to happen or be the case there has to be a catch
- 4. perform the action indicated by the noun specified (used especially in spoken English as an alternative to a more specific verb) he had a look round the colour green has a restful effect
- ▪ organize and bring about are you going to have a party? 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ eat or drink they had beans on toast 同義詞
- ▪ give birth to or be due to give birth to she's going to have a baby 同義詞
- 5. show (a personal attribute or quality) by one's actions or attitude he had little patience with technological gadgetry you never even phoned, and now you've got the cheek to come back 同義詞
- ▪ exercise or show (mercy, pity, etc.) towards another person God have mercy on me!
- ▪ accept or tolerate I can't have you insulting Tom like that 同義詞
- 6. place or keep (something) in a particular position Mary had her back to me I soon had the trout in a net
- ▪ hold or grasp in a particular way he had me by the throat
- 7. be the recipient of (something sent, given, or done) she had a letter from Mark 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ take or invite into one's home so as to provide care or entertainment we're having the children for the weekend 同義詞 反義詞
- 1. used with a past participle to form the perfect, pluperfect, and future perfect tenses, and the conditional mood I have finished he had asked her
- 1. informal people with plenty of money and possessions an increasing gap between the haves and have-nots
- 2. British informal, dated a swindle.