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tener - meaning to have what is another word for that in spanish

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Welcome to Spanishdict

Spanish has 2 verbs for "have" the other one is "haber"

Have a look in the "conjugation" section under "more" above.

You will learn a lot there.

  • However, their meanings/uses are quite different. - samdie Aug 19, 2010 flag
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mantener =to maintain, to have(relations), to keep.

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"Haber"

These links might be useful for your understanding of it:

Haber

Conjugate Haber

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tener - meaning to have what is another word for that in spanish

It probably depends on the context, for example....

To have something in one's possession - Tener algo en propiedad, poseer algo

To have a certain opinion of someone/To take someone for something - Tener a alguien por algo, considerar, juzgar

To feel, suffer, endure something - Tener celos, sentir celos

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