The Categories

Part 15

The term ‘to have’ is used in various senses. In the first place it is
used with reference to habit or disposition or any other quality, for
we are said to ‘have’ a piece of knowledge or a virtue. Then, again, it
has reference to quantity, as, for instance, in the case of a man’s
height; for he is said to ‘have’ a height of three or four cubits. It
is used, moreover, with regard to apparel, a man being said to ‘have’ a
coat or tunic; or in respect of something which we have on a part of
ourselves, as a ring on the hand: or in respect of something which is a
part of us, as hand or foot. The term refers also to content, as in the
case of a vessel and wheat, or of a jar and wine; a jar is said to
‘have’ wine, and a corn-measure wheat. The expression in such cases has
reference to content. Or it refers to that which has been acquired; we
are said to ‘have’ a house or a field. A man is also said to ‘have’ a
wife, and a wife a husband, and this appears to be the most remote
meaning of the term, for by the use of it we mean simply that the
husband lives with the wife.

Other senses of the word might perhaps be found, but the most ordinary
ones have all been enumerated.