had

The word “had” has 1 syllable: had.

It's pronounced as /hæd/.


What is synonym and antonym for had?

In the thesaurus, “had” has 35 synonyms and 37 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for had along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for had

  • accepted
  • allowed
  • bought
  • bribed
  • cultivated
  • deceived
  • delivered
  • endured
  • enjoyed
  • enticed
  • experienced
  • felt
  • fooled
  • harbored
  • held
  • kept
  • knew
  • lured
  • maintained
  • owned
  • permitted
  • persuaded
  • possessed
  • produced
  • provoked
  • purchased
  • received
  • retained
  • saved
  • saw
  • seduced
  • suffered
  • took
  • tricked
  • underwent

Antonyms for had

  • aborted
  • banned
  • declined
  • denied
  • disallowed
  • disapproved
  • disclosed
  • disregarded
  • divulged
  • dropped
  • enjoined
  • exposed
  • forbade
  • forgot
  • hindered
  • ignored
  • impeded
  • lacked
  • lost
  • neglected
  • obstructed
  • opposed
  • overlooked
  • prohibited
  • proscribed
  • refused
  • rejected
  • revealed
  • revoked
  • showed up
  • suppressed
  • told
  • uncovered
  • undeceived
  • vetoed
  • wanted
  • withheld

Meanings of had

  • verb
    1. To possess, own.
    2. To hold, as something at someone's disposal.
    3. Used to state the existence or presence of someone in a specified relationship with the subject.
    4. To partake of (a particular substance, especially food or drink, or action or activity).
    5. To be scheduled to attend, undertake or participate in.
    6. To experience, go through, undergo.
    7. To be afflicted with, suffer from.
    8. (auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) Used in forming the perfect aspect.
    9. Used as an interrogative verb before a pronoun to form a tag question, echoing a previous use of 'have' as an auxiliary verb or, in certain cases, main verb. (For further discussion, see the appendix English tag questions.).
    10. (auxiliary verb, taking a to-infinitive) See have to.
    11. To give birth to.
    12. To engage in sexual intercourse with.
    13. To accept as a romantic partner.
    14. (transitive with bare infinitive) To cause to, by a command, request or invitation.
    15. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To cause to be.
    16. (transitive with bare infinitive) To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.).
    17. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To depict as being.
    18. To defeat in a fight; take.
    19. (obsolete outside Ireland) To be able to speak (a language).
    20. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of.
    21. To trick, to deceive.
    22. (often with present participle) To allow; to tolerate.
    23. (often used in the negative) To believe, buy, be taken in by.
    24. To host someone; to take in as a guest.
    25. To get a reading, measurement, or result from an instrument or calculation.
    26. (of a jury) To consider a court proceeding that has been completed; to begin deliberations on a case.
    27. To make an observation of (a bird species).

Example Sentences

  • She had a brilliant idea for the project.
  • The team had successfully completed the mission.
  • He had never tasted such delicious food before.
  • The students had finished their assignments ahead of time.
  • The old library had a unique charm and atmosphere.

On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to had, such as: aborted, accepted, allowed, banned, bought, bribed, cultivated.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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  • enigmatic
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  • evil
  • foggy
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  • ignorant
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  • lonely
  • lonesome
  • misty
  • morbid
  • murky
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  • mystic
  • night
  • obscure
  • ominous
  • overcast
  • quiet
  • rotten
  • secretive
  • shade
  • shadows
  • shadowy
  • silent
  • sinful
  • sinister
  • solemn
  • somber
  • swarthy
  • twilight
  • unlawful
  • vicious
  • vile
  • wicked

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