they've

contraction

: they have

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of they've was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“They've.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/they%27ve. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

they've

: they have
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