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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Start  \Start\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  starting;  a  sudden  spring,  leap,  or  motion, 
  caused  by  surprise,  fear,  pain,  or  the  like  any  sudden 
  motion,  or  beginning  of  motion. 
 
  The  fright  awakened  Arcite  with  a  start  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  A  convulsive  motion,  twitch,  or  spasm;  a  spasmodic  effort. 
 
  For  she  did  speak  in  starts  distractedly.  --Shak. 
 
  Nature  does  nothing  by  starts  and  leaps,  or  in  a 
  hurry.  --L'Estrange. 
 
  3.  A  sudden,  unexpected  movement;  a  sudden  and  capricious 
  impulse;  a  sally;  as  starts  of  fancy. 
 
  To  check  the  starts  and  sallies  of  the  soul. 
  --Addison. 
 
  4.  The  beginning,  as  of  a  journey  or  a  course  of  action 
  first  motion  from  a  place  act  of  setting  out  the  outset; 
  --  opposed  to  {finish}. 
 
  The  start  of  first  performance  is  all  --Bacon. 
 
  I  see  you  stand  like  greyhounds  in  the  slips, 
  Straining  upon  the  start  --Shak. 
 
  {At  a  start},  at  once;  in  an  instant.  [Obs.] 
 
  At  a  start  he  was  betwixt  them  two  --Chaucer. 
 
  {To  get},  or  {have},  {the  start},  to  before  another;  to  gain 
  or  have  the  advantage  in  a  similar  undertaking;  --  usually 
  with  of  ``Get  the  start  of  the  majestic  world.''  --Shak. 
  ``She  might  have  forsaken  him  if  he  had  not  got  the  start 
  of  her.''  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Have  \Have\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Had};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Having}.  Indic.  present,  I  {have},  thou  {hast},  he  {has}; 
  we  ye  they  {have}.]  [OE.  haven,  habben  AS  habben  (imperf. 
  h[ae]fde,  p.  p.  geh[ae]fd);  akin  to  OS  hebbian,  D.  hebben, 
  OFries  hebba  OHG.  hab?n,  G.  haben,  Icel.  hafa,  Sw  hafva 
  Dan.  have  Goth.  haban,  and  prob.  to  L.  habere  whence  F. 
  avoir.  Cf  {Able},  {Avoirdupois},  {Binnacle},  {Habit}.] 
  1.  To  hold  in  possession  or  control;  to  own  as  he  has  a 
  farm. 
 
  2.  To  possess,  as  something  which  appertains  to  is  connected 
  with  or  affects,  one 
 
  The  earth  hath  bubbles,  as  the  water  has  --Shak. 
 
  He  had  a  fever  late.  --Keats. 
 
  3.  To  accept  possession  of  to  take  or  accept 
 
  Break  thy  mind  to  me  in  broken  English;  wilt  thou 
  have  me?  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  get  possession  of  to  obtain;  to  get  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  cause  or  procure  to  be  to  effect;  to  exact;  to  desire; 
  to  require. 
 
  It  had  the  church  accurately  described  to  me  --Sir 
  W.  Scott. 
 
  Wouldst  thou  have  me  turn  traitor  also?  --Ld. 
  Lytton. 
 
  6.  To  bear,  as  young;  as  she  has  just  had  a  child. 
 
  7.  To  hold  regard,  or  esteem. 
 
  Of  them  shall  I  be  had  in  honor.  --2  Sam.  vi 
  22. 
 
  8.  To  cause  or  force  to  go  to  take  ``The  stars  have  us  to 
  bed.''  --Herbert.  ``Have  out  all  men  from  me.''  --2  Sam. 
  xiii.  9. 
 
  9.  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.  --Shak. 
 
  10.  To  be  under  necessity  or  obligation;  to  be  compelled; 
  followed  by  an  infinitive. 
 
  Science  has  and  will  long  have  to  be  a  divider 
  and  a  separatist.  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  The  laws  of  philology  have  to  be  established  by 
  external  comparison  and  induction.  --Earle. 
 
  11.  To  understand. 
 
  You  have  me  have  you  not?  --Shak. 
 
  12.  To  put  in  an  awkward  position;  to  have  the  advantage  of 
  as  that  is  where  he  had  him  [Slang] 
 
  Note:  Have  as  an  auxiliary  verb  is  used  with  the  past 
  participle  to  form  preterit  tenses;  as  I  have  loved;  I 
  shall  have  eaten.  Originally  it  was  used  only  with  the 
  participle  of  transitive  verbs,  and  denoted  the 
  possession  of  the  object  in  the  state  indicated  by  the 
  participle;  as  I  have  conquered  him  I  have  or  hold 
  him  in  a  conquered  state;  but  it  has  long  since  lost 
  this  independent  significance,  and  is  used  with  the 
  participles  both  of  transitive  and  intransitive  verbs 
  as  a  device  for  expressing  past  time.  Had  is  used 
  especially  in  poetry,  for  would  have  or  should  have 
 
  Myself  for  such  a  face  had  boldly  died. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  {To  have  a  care},  to  take  care  to  be  on  one's  guard. 
 
  {To  have  (a  man)  out},  to  engage  one  in  a  duel. 
 
  {To  have  done}  (with).  See  under  Do  v.  i. 
 
  {To  have  it  out},  to  speak  freely;  to  bring  an  affair  to  a 
  conclusion. 
 
  {To  have  on},  to  wear. 
 
  {To  have  to  do  with}.  See  under  Do  v.  t. 
 
  Syn:  To  possess;  to  own  See  {Possess}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  have 
  n  :  a  person  who  possesses  great  material  wealth  [syn:  {rich 
  person},  {wealthy  person},  {millionaire}] 
  v  1:  have  or  possess,  either  in  a  concrete  or  an  abstract  sense: 
  "She  has  $1,000  in  the  bank";  "He  has  got  two  beautiful 
  daughters";  "She  holds  a  Master's  degree  from  Harvard" 
  [syn:  {have  got},  {hold}] 
  2:  have  as  a  feature;  "This  restaurant  features  the  most  famous 
  chefs  in  France"  [syn:  {feature}]  [ant:  {miss}] 
  3:  of  mental  or  bodily  states  or  experiences:  "get  an  idea"; 
  "experience  vertigo";  "get  nauseous";  "undergo  a  strange 
  sensation";  "The  fluid  undergoes  shear";  "receive 
  injuries";  "have  a  feeling"  [syn:  {experience},  {receive}, 
  {get},  {undergo}] 
  4:  have  ownership  or  possession  of  "He  owns  three  houses  in 
  Florida";  "How  many  cars  does  she  have?"  [syn:  {own},  {possess}] 
  5:  be  obliged,  required,  or  forced  to  [syn:  {must},  {have  got}, 
  {need}] 
  6:  cause  to  move  cause  to  be  in  a  certain  position  or 
  condition:  "He  got  his  squad  on  the  ball";  "This  let  me  in 
  for  a  big  surprise";  "He  got  a  girl  into  trouble"  [syn:  {get}, 
  {let}] 
  7:  serve  oneself  to  or  consume  regularly;  "Have  another  bowl 
  of  chicken  soup!"  "I  don't  take  sugar  in  my  coffee"  [syn: 
  {consume},  {ingest},  {take  in},  {take}]  [ant:  {abstain}] 
  8:  have  a  personal  or  business  relationship  with  someone  "have 
  a  postdoc";  "have  an  assistant";  "have  a  lover" 
  9:  organize  or  be  responsible  for  "hold  a  reception,"  "have, 
  throw,  or  make  a  party",  "give  a  course",  etc  [syn:  {hold}, 
  {throw},  {make},  {give}] 
  10:  have  left  "I  have  two  years  left";  "I  don't  have  any  money 
  left"  "They  had  two  more  games  left" 
  11:  be  confronted  with:  "What  do  we  have  here?";  "Now  we  have  a 
  fine  mess" 
  12:  undergo;  "The  stocks  had  a  fast  run-up"  [syn:  {experience}] 
  13:  suffer  from  be  ill  with  "She  has  arthritis" 
  14:  cause  to  do  cause  to  act  in  a  specified  manner:  "The  ads 
  induced  me  to  buy  a  VCR";  "My  children  finally  got  me  to 
  buy  a  computer";  "My  wife  made  me  buy  a  new  sofa"  [syn:  {induce}, 
  {stimulate},  {cause},  {get},  {make}] 
  15:  receive  willingly  something  given  or  offered;  "The  only  girl 
  who  would  have  him  was  the  miller's  daughter";  "I  won't 
  have  this  dog  in  my  house!";  "Please  accept  my  present" 
  [syn:  {accept},  {take}]  [ant:  {refuse}] 
  16:  get  something  come  into  possession  of  "receive  payment"; 
  "receive  a  gift";  "receive  letters  from  the  front"  [syn: 
  {receive}] 
  17:  of  injuries  and  illnesses:  "She  suffered  a  fracture  in  the 
  accident";  "He  had  an  insulin  shock  after  eating  three 
  candy  bars";  "She  got  a  bruise  on  her  leg";  "He  got  his 
  arm  broken  in  the  scuffle"  [syn:  {suffer},  {sustain},  {get}] 
  18:  achieve  a  point  or  goal,  as  in  a  sport;  "Nicklaus  had  a  70"; 
  "The  Brazilian  team  got  4  goals";  "She  made  29  points 
  that  day"  [syn:  {get},  {make}] 
  19:  give  birth  (to  a  newborn);  "My  wife  had  twins  yesterday!" 
  [syn:  {give  birth},  {deliver},  {bear},  {birthe},  {birth}] 
  20:  have  sex  with  archaic  use  "He  had  taken  this  woman  when 
  she  was  most  vulnerable"  [syn:  {take}] 
  21:  be  likely  or  probable;  "They  have  to  be  kidding"  [syn:  {must}] 




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