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Definition of "having" []

  • Present participle of have. (verb)
  • Something owned; possession; goods; estate. (noun)

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Use "having" in a sentence
  • "All of these things -- having been a soldier, a student, a civil servant, a petty bourgeois vendor, an admirer of the monarchy, or having been related to someone with such characteristics -- was called “having a tendency” or a “trend."
  • "PER SPECT 'IVE, (PER, _through_; SPECT, _to see_; IVE, _having the power_,) having the power to see through; a view through."
  • "It is formed by placing _having_ before the perfect participle; as, _having ruled, having been ruled: "Having written_ the letter, he mailed it.""