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has

verb
present tense third-person singular of have

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1 to keep, control, or experience as one's own
  • my uncle has a sizable collection of black powder rifles

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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

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3 to bring forth from the womb
  • her grandmother had 11 children

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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

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6 to give permission for or to approve of
  • I will not have any more nonsense about a party in celebration of my retirement

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“Has.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/has. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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