Have-got meaning

(idiomatic, chiefly UK) To have, own or possess.

I've got a house in the country.

She's got three children. One boy and two girls.

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(modal, idiomatic, with infinitive) To be obliged or obligated.

I've got to do my homework.

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(modal, with infinitive) Used to express necessity or a high degree of certainty.

It has got to be true, it's a syllogism.

My luck has got to change.

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(idiomatic) To have (a future engagement).

I can't stay, I've got school tomorrow morning.

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Origin of have-got

  • From one perfect aspect of get.
    From Wiktionary