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have

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of have

  1. a wealthy person <a society that discriminates between the haves and the have-nots> Synonyms Croesus, deep pocket, fat cat, capitalist, money, moneybags, plutocrat, silk stockingRelated Words moneymaker, money-spinner [chiefly British]; magnate, nabob, tycoon; billionaire, gazillionaire, millionaire, multibillionaire, multimillionaire, multimillionairess, zillionaire; heir, heiress, jet-setter, jeunesse doréeNear Antonyms bankrupt, beggarAntonyms have-not, pauper




have

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of have

  1. 1 to keep, control, or experience as one's own <my uncle has a sizable collection of black powder rifles> Synonyms command, enjoy, hold, own, possess, retain Related Words keep, reserve, withhold; bear, carry; boast, show off, sport Phrases rejoice in Near Antonyms abandon, cede, disclaim, disown, hand over, relinquish, renounce, surrender, yield; discard, dump; decline, reject, repudiate, spurn; need, require Antonyms lack, want

  2. 2 to agree to receive whether willingly or reluctantly <we decided that I would have the job of calling the volunteers on the phone> <she refused to have him as a husband> Synonyms accept, takeRelated Words accede (to), assent (to), concede (to), confirm, consent (to), OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant; acquiesce (to), bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to); abide, bear, brook, countenance, endure, shoulder, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, swallow, sweat out, tolerate; adopt, embrace, welcomeNear Antonyms dissent (to), object (to), oppose, protest; hold off, resist, withstand; combat, contest, fightAntonyms decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down, veto

  3. 3 to bring forth from the womb <her grandmother had 11 children> Synonyms birth [chiefly dialect], deliver, drop, bear, mother, produceRelated Words labor; breed, multiply, propagate, reproduce, spawn; beget, father, generate, get, sire; calve, kid, kindle, kitten, litter, pup, whelpNear Antonyms abort, lose, miscarry

  4. 4 to cause to believe what is untrue <he'd been had —the painting was a fake, and he never saw the “art dealer” or his money again> Synonyms bamboozle, beguile, bluff, buffalo, burn, catch, con, cozen, delude, dupe, fake out, fool, gaff, gammon, gull, deceive, have on [chiefly British], hoax, hoodwink, hornswoggle, humbug, juggle, misguide, misinform, mislead, snooker, snow, spoof, string along, sucker, suck in, take in, trickRelated Words kid, put on, tease; bleed, cheat, chisel, defraud, diddle, euchre, flam, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindleNear Antonyms debunk, expose, reveal, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil; disabuse, disenchant, disillusionAntonyms undeceive

  5. 5 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it <had a great time at the party> <had three operations on her leg> Synonyms endure, feel, experience, know, pass, see, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witnessRelated Words encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest

  6. 6 to give permission for or to approve of <I will not have any more nonsense about a party in celebration of my retirement> Synonyms green-light, allow, permit, sufferRelated Words authorize, commission, license (also licence); accede (to), acquiesce, agree (to), assent (to), consent (to), OK (or okay), warrant; accord, concede, grant, sanction, vouchsafe; admit, brook, condone, countenance, endure, support, tolerateNear Antonyms hinder, impede, obstruct; censure, disallow, disapprove, deny, interdict, refuse, reject, revoke, suppress, withhold; deplore, discountenance, disfavor, dislike, frown (at or on), grudge; check, curb, keep, repress, restrainAntonyms ban, enjoin, forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto

  7. 7 to influence someone with a bribe <an upstanding judge who could not be had at any price> Synonyms buy, corrupt, bribe, pay off, squareRelated Words fix, tamper (with); abase, debase, debauch, defile, degrade, demean, deprave, dishonor, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, taint, warp; allure, bait, beguile, entice, lead on, lure, seduce, tempt; motivate, provoke, spur, stimulate; goad, induce; flatter, persuade; snare, trap

  8. 8 to keep in one's mind or heart <I have never had an unkind thought for him> <do you have an opinion?> Synonyms bear, cherish, entertain, harbor, hold, nurseRelated Words cultivate, foster, nurture, support, sustain; carry, keep, maintain, preserve, remember, retain, treasure; cleave (to), cling (to), hug, stick (to); brood (about or over), fixate (on or upon), obsess (about or over)Near Antonyms disregard, drop, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook; abjure, decline, deny, disdain, refuse, reject, repudiate, scorn; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, give up, part (with), quit, renounce, throw out; erase, expunge




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