What does haven mean?

Definitions for haven
ˈheɪ vənhaven

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haven, oasis(noun)

    a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary

  2. seaport, haven, harbor, harbour(noun)

    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

Wiktionary

  1. haven(Noun)

    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. haven(Noun)

    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. haven(Verb)

    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. Haven(noun)

    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. Haven(noun)

    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. Haven(verb)

    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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Numerology

  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. President Trump:

    I think we're doing very well on health care, it's been very much misreported that we failed with health care. We haven't failed. We're negotiating, and we continue to negotiate. And we will save perhaps $900 billion.

  2. Ali Osman Zor:

    We saw one man killed, what about all the people killed by U.S. airstrikes? We haven't forgotten about Abu Ghraib.

  3. Tyler Tessier:

    The pregnant teacher did n’t show up to her first day of school on Sept. 5. On Sept. 7, her vehicle was found parked five minutes away from the school she worked at. PREGNANT MARYLAND TEACHER REPORTED MISSING AFTER SENDING' TROUBLING' TEXT MESSAGE On Monday, Wallen’s father, Mark, pleaded with the public at a news conference for information on his daughter and was offering a $ 25,000 reward for anything on her whereabouts, while Tyler Tessier, who also spoke, said Tyler Tessier was praying Wallen would be found safe. Laura, if you are listening, it doesn't matter what’s happened, it doesn't matter what type of trouble, there is nothing we can't fix together – myself and yourfamily, there are so many people, so many people that miss you, so many people who were out, who haven't slept. We haven't eaten. We are just looking or praying that you are safe.

  4. Doug Ducey:

    I haven't been able to get that assurance from Sen. Kyl yet. What I have gotten is a commitment to serve Arizona through at least this session of Congress, and it's my hope that he serves longer, i'm hoping that the senator will consider serving longer.

  5. Stephen Curry:

    National Basketball Association was National Basketball Association from the beginning. We had two other chances already and haven't gotten it done, we have 48 minutes to do it, so if we come up short we ’ll all be very, very, very disappointed.

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