hadhad | meaning of had in Collins Dictionarieshad meaning, definition, what is had: Had is the past tense and past participle of have1.: Learn more.Had is the past tense and past participle of have1.What does had mean and how do you use had in a sentence?[URL]/had
pronunciation note: The auxiliary verb is pronounced (həd, STRONG hæd). For the main verb, and for the meanings [sense 2] to [sense 5], the pronunciation is (hæd).1. Had is the pasttense and past participle of have1.2. auxiliary verbHad is sometimes used instead of 'if' to begin a clause which refers to a situation that might have happened but did not. For example, the clause 'had he been elected' means the same as 'if he had been elected'. [AUX n -ed] ⇒ Had he succeeded, he would have acquired a monopoly. [AUX n -ed] ⇒ Had I known what the problem was, we could have addressed it.3. → to be had4. → to have had it5. → to have had it
Example sentences containing 'had'
She had very dark blue eyes that were almost black, like Marianne's.Hugo Wilcken THE EXECUTIONHe certainly didn't look like his wife had just been killed.Hugo Wilcken THE EXECUTIONThen flipping idly through my Filofax I noticed the card CharlotteFisher had given me at the gallery.Hugo Wilcken THE EXECUTIONShe handed me the exhibit, which she had brought with her to the deposition.Lisa Scottoline RUNNING FROM THE LAW