Definition of Had:

part of speech: imperfect, participle

Of to have.

part of speech: imperfect, participle

Pa. t. and pa. p. of HAVE: ( B.)- held, Acts xxv. 26.

Of have; also used as auxiliary in the past perfect tense.

Usage examples for Had:

  • Less said you had plenty of room. "The Dorrance Domain", Carolyn Wells.
  • Or- yes, I had better. "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells.
  • Where had they been? "Dr. Adriaan", Louis Couperus.
  • Jean had so much. "A Question of Marriage", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.

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