Have and Want


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Have verb – To keep, control, or experience as one's own.
Usage example: my uncle has a sizable collection of black powder rifles

Want is an antonym for have in topics: endure, contain, cheat, bring into the world, be in possession.
Antonyms for Have


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Want verb – To have as a requirement.
Usage example: that stray cat wants food and a clean place to sleep

Have is an antonym for want in topics: desire, lack.
Nearby Words: wanting, wanted
Antonyms for Want
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Common collocations

power have power want power
trouble have trouble want trouble
kind have kind want kind
idea have idea want idea
Other nouns: sex, children, name, relationship, chance, time, way, money, nothing, friends, powers.
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