Have in a sentence

The word "have" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of have and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Have

  • To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm.
  • To possess, as something which appertains to, is connected with, or affects, one.
  • To accept possession of; to take or accept.
  • To get possession of; to obtain; to get.
  • To cause or procure to be; to effect; to exact; to desire; to require.
  • To bear, as young; as, she has just had a child.
  • To hold, regard, or esteem.
  • To cause or force to go; to take.
  • To take or hold (one's self); to proceed promptly; -- used reflexively, often with ellipsis of the pronoun; as, to have after one; to have at one or at a thing, i. e., to aim at one or at a thing; to attack; to have with a companion.
  • To be under necessity or obligation; to be compelled; followed by an infinitive.
  • To understand.
  • To put in an awkward position; to have the advantage of; as, that is where he had him.
  • a person who possesses great material wealth
  • cause to be born
  • suffer from; be ill with
  • undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
  • cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
  • undergo
  • cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
  • serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  • have sex with; archaic use
  • organize or be responsible for
  • go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
  • have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
  • have ownership or possession of
  • have left
  • get something; come into possession of
  • receive willingly something given or offered
  • achieve a point or goal
  • have a personal or business relationship with someone
  • have as a feature
  • be confronted with

How to use have in a sentence. Have pronunciation.

Ay, and he would have it, because it pleased him to have it-like his father before him.
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A poor sparrow on a tree-top, if you tell him he must not have it, he will hunt it down the world till it is his, as though it was a bird of paradise.
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He would have old Soolsby's palace for his spy-glass, would he then?
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I had but come back in time-a day later, and he would have sat here and seen me in the Pit below before giving way.
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The walls which have felt their look and their breath, the floor which has taken their footsteps, the chairs in which they have sat, have something of their presence.
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Well, it was so strange, and it fixed itself upon my mind so deeply, and thy writings at the hut have been so much in my hands and in my mind, that I have put it all down here.
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But the years go on, and friends have an end.
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And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
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But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.
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David had not yet been fortunate with his own business-the settlement of his Uncle Benn's estate-though the last stages of negotiation with the Prince Pasha seemed to have been reached.
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But after other conquests there have been peace and order and law.
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If Chicago can't have the newest thing, she won't have anything.
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She won't have it-simply won't have England swaggering over the English language.
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I have no clothes for such affairs.
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Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
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He would not have dwelt upon the incident, he would have set it down to the curiosity of a woman of the harem, but that the face looking out was that of an English girl, and peering over her shoulder was the dark, handsome face of an Egyptian or a Turk. Self-control was the habit of his life, the training of his faith, and, as a rule, his face gave little evidence of inner excitement.
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The ages have gone, and the rest of the world has changed, but Egypt is the same Egypt, the Nile rises and falls, and the old lean years and fat years come and go.
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For a moment he looked at the face steadily, almost contemplatively it might have seemed, and then drew both arms close to the body.
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He did not definitely realise his actions; but long afterwards he could have drawn an accurate plan of the table, could have reproduced upon it each article in its exact place as correctly as though it had been photographed.
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His presence alone would have been enough to save the girl from further molestation; but, he had thrown himself upon the man like a tiger.
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Examples of Have

Example #1
A poor sparrow on a tree-top, if you tell him he must not have it, he will hunt it down the world till it is his, as though it was a bird of paradise.
Example #2
He laughed in a snarling way that made me shrink, and answered: "He wanted this and he wanted that-his high-handed, second-best lordship.
Example #3
And when he's seen it fall at last, he'll remember but the fun of the chase; and the bird may get to its tree-top again-if it can-if it can-if it can, my lord!
Example #4
Ay, and he would have it, because it pleased him to have it-like his father before him.
Example #5
It scared him, as though I was the devil himself, to find me here.
Example #6
Now is it astronomy, and now chemistry, and suchlike; and always it is the Eglington mind, which let God A'mighty make it as a favour.