What does haven mean?

Definitions for haven
ˈheɪ vənhaven

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haven, oasisnoun

    a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary

  2. seaport, haven, harbor, harbournoun

    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

Wiktionary

  1. havennoun

    A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.

    Etymology: hæfen, from habnō (compare Dutch haven, German Hafen, Danish/Norwegian havn), from haban 'sea' (compare Old English hæf, German Haff 'gulf', Danish hav), or from kopno- (compare Irish cúan 'harbor, recess, haven').

  2. havennoun

    A place of safety; a refuge or sanctuary.

    Etymology: hæfen, from habnō (compare Dutch haven, German Hafen, Danish/Norwegian havn), from haban 'sea' (compare Old English hæf, German Haff 'gulf', Danish hav), or from kopno- (compare Irish cúan 'harbor, recess, haven').

  3. havenverb

    To put into, or provide with a haven.

    Etymology: hæfen, from habnō (compare Dutch haven, German Hafen, Danish/Norwegian havn), from haban 'sea' (compare Old English hæf, German Haff 'gulf', Danish hav), or from kopno- (compare Irish cúan 'harbor, recess, haven').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Havennoun

    a bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor; a port

    Etymology: [AS. hfene; akin to D. & LG. haven, G. hafen, MHG. habe, Dan. havn, Icel. hfn, Sw. hamn; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave (see Heave); or akin to AS. hf sea, Icel. & Sw. haf, Dan. hav, which is perh. akin to E. heave.]

  2. Havennoun

    a place of safety; a shelter; an asylum

    Etymology: [AS. hfene; akin to D. & LG. haven, G. hafen, MHG. habe, Dan. havn, Icel. hfn, Sw. hamn; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave (see Heave); or akin to AS. hf sea, Icel. & Sw. haf, Dan. hav, which is perh. akin to E. heave.]

  3. Havenverb

    to shelter, as in a haven

    Etymology: [AS. hfene; akin to D. & LG. haven, G. hafen, MHG. habe, Dan. havn, Icel. hfn, Sw. hamn; akin to E. have, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave (see Heave); or akin to AS. hf sea, Icel. & Sw. haf, Dan. hav, which is perh. akin to E. heave.]

Freebase

  1. Haven

    Haven is a 2004 feature film set in the Cayman Islands, a British offshore financial centre. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2004. It is written and directed by native Caymanian Frank E. Flowers and filmed entirely in the 100-square-mile West Indian dependency. Haven is an ensemble film in which unconnected lives intersect and result in a violent chain of events that turns tranquility into chaos. It was released in limited theaters in the United States on September 15, 2006. The film's tagline was, "Can love survive the fall of paradise?"

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Haven

    hā′vn, an inlet of the sea, or mouth of a river, where ships can get good and safe anchorage: any place of safety: an asylum.—v.t. to shelter.—p.adj. Hā′vened, sheltered, as in a haven. [A.S. hæfen; Dut. haven, Ger. hafen.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. haven

    [Anglo-Saxon, hæfen]. A safe refuge from the violence of wind and sea; much the same as harbour, though of less importance. A good anchorage rather than place of perfect shelter. Milford Haven is an exception.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haven in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of haven in a Sentence

  1. Frank Nobilo:

    We haven't seen a burnt, dry Open since Hoylake (in 2006).

  2. Dustin Johnson:

    I've struggled on the greens here. I feel like they're tough to read but today I felt like I did a very good job reading the greens, i haven't the best record here but it's a golf course that I like and I feel I should play well here.

  3. Lynn Jenkins:

    I just think as a general rule women feel like they need to be asked to step up in leadership, whether Tom Price of Georgia . is in the boardroom or in politics, and that's unfortunate, because men tend to wake up one day, look in the mirror and say,' Darn, I'm good. I'm going to run for Congress' or' I'm going to be speaker of the House.' I haven't met many women who think like that, so we need to change that.

  4. Ryan Coogler:

    I haven't spoken about a Chad publicly beyond writing some words, but what I will say about Chadwick Boseman is that I love him. And I miss him, his talent was so potent that even though the was only with us for a limited amount of time, he gave us so much. He gave us an infinite amount of gifts even in that limited amount of time.

  5. Vanessa Minnillo Lachey:

    I'll be honest, I obviously haven't read Jessica Simpson new book, so I don't know what she said or what she revealed there.

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