Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

have it

Definition of have it

  1. 1 —used to say that what is being reported is according to a rumor, a story, etc. <Rumor/word has it that the company will be going out of business.> <Legend has it George Washington slept here.>

  2. 2 —used to describe a person's condition or situation <He's had it pretty tough since his wife died.> <You've never had it so good (as you have it now)!> <We have it pretty good right now.> ; also have got <We've got it pretty good right now.>




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up have it? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a jerking and twitching of the body

Get Word of the Day daily email!