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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Do v. i.
 1. To act or behave in any manner; to conduct one's self.
    They fear not the Lord, neither do they after . . . the law and commandment.   -- 2 Kings xvii. 34.
 2. To fare; to be, as regards health; as, they asked him how he did; how do you do to-day?
 3.  To succeed; to avail; to answer the purpose; to serve; as, if no better plan can be found, he will make this do.
    You would do well to prefer a bill against all kings and parliaments since the Conquest; and if that won't do; challenge the crown.   -- Collier.
 To do by. See under By.
 To do for. (a) To answer for; to serve as; to suit. (b) To put an end to; to ruin; to baffle completely; as, a goblet is done for when it is broken. [Colloq.]
    Some folks are happy and easy in mind when their victim is stabbed and done for.   --Thackeray.
 -- To do withal, to help or prevent it. [Obs.] “I could not do withal.” --Shak.
 To do without, to get along without; to dispense with.
 To have done, to have made an end or conclusion; to have finished; to be quit; to desist.
 To have done with, to have completed; to be through with; to have no further concern with.
 Well to do, in easy circumstances.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Have v. t. [imp. & p. p. Had p. pr. & vb. n. Having. Indic. present, I have, thou hast, he has; we, ye, they have.]
 1. To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm.
 2. To possess, as something which appertains to, is connected with, or affects, one.
    The earth hath bubbles, as the water has.   --Shak.
    He had a fever late.   --Keats.
 3. To accept possession of; to take or accept.
    Break thy mind to me in broken English; wilt thou have me?   --Shak.
 4. To get possession of; to obtain; to get.
 5. To cause or procure to be; to effect; to exact; to desire; to require.
    I had the church accurately described to me.   --Sir W. Scott.
    Wouldst thou have me turn traitor also?   --Ld. Lytton.
 6. To bear, as young; as, she has just had a child.
 7. To hold, regard, or esteem.
    Of them shall I be had in honor.   --2 Sam. vi. 22.
 8. To cause or force to go; to take. “The stars have us to bed.” --Herbert. Have out all men from me.” --2 Sam. xiii. 9.
 9. To take or hold (one's self); to proceed promptly; -- used reflexively, often with ellipsis of the pronoun; as, to have after one; to have at one or at a thing, i. e., to aim at one or at a thing; to attack; to have with a companion.
 10. To be under necessity or obligation; to be compelled; followed by an infinitive.
    Science has, and will long have, to be a divider and a separatist.   --M. Arnold.
    The laws of philology have to be established by external comparison and induction.   --Earle.
 11. To understand.
    You have me, have you not?   --Shak.
 12. To put in an awkward position; to have the advantage of; as, that is where he had him. [Slang]
 Note:Have, as an auxiliary verb, is used with the past participle to form preterit tenses; as, I have loved; I shall have eaten. Originally it was used only with the participle of transitive verbs, and denoted the possession of the object in the state indicated by the participle; as, I have conquered him, I have or hold him in a conquered state; but it has long since lost this independent significance, and is used with the participles both of transitive and intransitive verbs as a device for expressing past time. Had is used, especially in poetry, for would have or should have.
    Myself for such a face had boldly died.   --Tennyson.
 To have a care, to take care; to be on one's guard.
 To have (a man) out, to engage (one) in a duel.
 To have done (with). See under Do, v. i.
 To have it out, to speak freely; to bring an affair to a conclusion.
 To have on, to wear.
 To have to do with. See under Do, v. t.
 Syn: -- To possess; to own. See Possess.