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  1. havingnoun

    Something owned; possession; goods; estate.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Havingnoun

    Etymology: from have.

    My having is not much;
    I’ll make division of my present with you:
    Hold, there’s half my coffer. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.

    Of the one side was alleged the having a picture, which the other wanted; of the other side, the first striking the shield. Philip Sidney.

    Thou art not for the fashion of these times,
    Where none will sweat but for promotion;
    And having that, do choak their service up,
    Even with the having. William Shakespeare, As you like it.

    The gentleman is of no having: he kept company with the wild prince and Poinz: he is of too high a region; he knows too much. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.



    A HAVING clause in SQL specifies that an SQL SELECT statement must only return rows where aggregate values meet the specified conditions. HAVING and WHERE are often confused by beginners, but they serve different purposes. WHERE is taken into account at an earlier stage of a query execution, filtering the rows read from the tables. If a query contains GROUP BY, rows from the tables are grouped and aggregated. After the aggregating operation, HAVING is applied, filtering out the rows that don't match the specified conditions. Therefore, WHERE applies to data read from tables, and HAVING should only apply to aggregated data, which isn't known in the initial stage of a query. To view the present condition formed by the GROUP BY clause, the HAVING clause is used.


  1. having

    Having can refer to the state of possessing or owning something. It can also describe the act of experiencing or being in a particular situation or condition. Additionally, having can imply the presence or existence of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Having

    of Have

  2. Havingnoun

    possession; goods; estate


  1. Having

    Having is the third album by the American rock band Trespassers William. It was released on 28 February 2006 on Nettwerk Records.

Editors Contribution

  1. havingverb

    Verb form of the word have.

    We were having dinner when we got the good news, the wedding date had been changed to a few months earlier.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Having' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #254

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Having' in Written Corpus Frequency: #246

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Having in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Having in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Having in a Sentence

  1. Ezra Schwartz:

    The only thing he really cared about was having fun, you know, and having a good time -- and making sure the people around him were having a good time, we knew he could do great things, and he was just starting to.

  2. Patrick Henry:

    Are we at last brought to such a humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our own defence Where is the difference between having our arms in our own possession and under our own direction, and having them under the management of Congress If our defence be therealobject of having those arms, in whose hands can they be trusted with more propriety, or equal safety to us, as in our own hands

  3. Patrick J. Buchanan:

    We are thus in the position of having to borrow from Europe to defend Europe, of having to borrow from China and Japan to defend Chinese and Japanese access to Gulf oil, and of having to borrow from Arab emirs, sultans and monarchs to make Iraq safe for democracy. We borrow from the nations we defend so that we may continue to defend them. To question this is an unpardonable heresy called 'isolationism.

  4. Jordan Spieth:

    That just took some guts, and having been in this scenario, or having been in contention enough, having been on tour for a few years, I felt comfortable enough playing that full flop. If you caught me a year-and-a-half ago, I probably never would have played that shot in that scenario.

  5. Confucius:

    The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it not having it, to confess your ignorance.

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    like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    • A. witless
    • B. nasty
    • C. squashy
    • D. plush

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